The Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has called on his political counterparts to emulate the young Nigerian and music superstar, Davido.
Davido recently raised N200m from friends, family and business associates in celebrating his birthday.
After a successful fund raiser, he added N50m of his own money, bring it to a total of N250m.
He the announced that he would be constituting a committee who will disburse the funds raised to various orphanages. He also promised to make sure that the monies would get to their expected destinations and be spent judiciously.
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s minister Akpabio, hosted Davido and made the announcement via Facebook.
He rallied his counterparts to emulate the young singer.
“I recently played host to our music icon and philanthropist, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido.
“His attitude towards the less privileged in society made me call on other Nigerians in politics, business and entertainment sectors to emulate him.
“I commend him on the N250 million humanitarian donations to the less privileged in the society and for joining other like minds in the society to touch and positively affect the lives of the less privileged in our society.
“I wish him a happy birthday and long life to do more for humanity,” the former senator wrote.