Davido reveals how his father got a contract with the world bank after his performance at the world cup

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Award-winning Nigerian artist David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, HAS recently revealed how he facilitated a connection between his father, Mr. Adedeji Adeleke, and World Bank President David Malpass.

Davido shared that his father had been trying to meet with Malpass for some time but had been unsuccessful.

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During an interview with American media personality Big Boi, Davido disclosed that he had a chance encounter with Malpass at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

After Davido performed at the closing ceremony, he happened to meet Malpass at his hotel, who praised his performance.

Upon exchanging pleasantries and Malpass introducing himself, Davido quickly seized the opportunity and contacted his father, informing him of the meeting with the President of the World Bank.

In response, his father requested to speak with Malpass, prompting Davido to pass the phone to the esteemed economist.

Through Davido’s intervention, his father and David Malpass were able to establish a connection and discuss potential opportunities.

The precise nature of the deal or collaboration resulting from this connection was not specified in the interview.

Davido said; “My dad has a lot of friends in high places and he has been trying to look for the president of the world bank. He’s been trying to get to the guy and the guy was at the world cup.

He sees me in the hotel and says “Davido I enjoyed your performance, I am the President of the World Bank”, I said; “Hold on “hello daddy, I have the president of the world bank” and he said; “Give him the phone”, connected the deal just like that.”

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