Renowned Afrobeat artist, Davido, whose real name is David Adeleke, has recently disclosed his intention to return to Nigeria to participate in the candlelight event for the late singer Mohbad.
As one of the first celebrities to express his condolences for the former Marlian signee, Davido shared that he will be making his way back to Nigeria later this week to partake in the candlelight procession and pay his respects.
The candlelight procession is scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 21st, commencing at 5 pm at the Lekki Phase 1 gate, while the tribute concert is set to kick off at 8 pm at Muri Okunola Park.
Davido’s decision to honor the departed artist despite his hectic schedule has garnered praise from many, highlighting his consistent willingness to use his influence to lead by example in moments of remembrance and reflection.
One Bose Freshy wrote, “Trust Davido, he always rises to support people whenever necessary
One Bm Adunni wrote, “The son will be aware when he grows that Nigerians fought for his dad’s justice
One Arans Yola wrote, “001 for a reason… I wonder why some people don’t like Davido
One Bnxn wrote, “E no dey disappoint
One The Mide Brain wrote, “This guy, he will always turn up my GOAT
One Apostu Of Lagos wrote, “001 for a reason
One Official Drkk wrote, “That’s OBO kindness. RIP Mohbad
In recent days, there was a notable incident involving Davido that generated a range of responses from the online community. This incident revolved around his tribute to the late singer, Mohbad.
While many fans and admirers of the late singer were expressing their condolences to his family, Davido took a distinctive approach by paying tribute to Mohbad during his Timeless tour in Manchester. During this tribute, Davido highlighted the often unseen struggles that many artists endure privately while still having to deliver performances for their fans.
However, it’s worth noting that this tribute didn’t receive a unanimous response; opinions on it varied widely.
In addition to this tribute, reports emerged that Davido had generously contributed 2 million naira to Mohbad’s family. This act of financial support was confirmed by Mohbad’s father, who expressed deep appreciation for Davido’s assistance.