More than a week after a young girl, Seyitan Babatayo accused popular Nigerian singer. Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, a.k.a D’banj of raping her, the latter has finally reacted to allegation.
Seyitan alleged that Dbanj raped her on December 31, 2018, at Glee hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos state.
She also demanded a public apology from the singer on her behalf.
However, D’banj has broken his silence, denying the allegation and saying it reopened the painful scars the death of his son left him, and that matter have been handed to his legal team.
Meanwhile, Seyitan Babatayo is said to have been arrested by the police. Her lawyers, Ojoge, Omileye, and Partners, reportedly confirmed her arrest as D’bsnj through his lawyers, Mike Ozekhome Chambers, has asked Ms Babatayo to pay N100 million as compensation for falsely accusing him of rape.
In a letter signed by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, and addressed to Ms Babatayo’s lawyers, the singer demanded that his accuser pays the sum within 48 hours or risk legal action.
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In the same letter dated June 15, the singer also demanded that a letter of apology and retraction of her statements be written by his accuser and published in four national dailies.
The letter read, “We have been instructed to demand and we do hereby demand from you the following: That your client makes an outright apology and a total retraction of each and every false allegation made against and concerning our client.
“The said apology and retraction shall be published in four national dailies with wide circulation in Nigeria as well as on social media platforms and handles being used by your client and her hirelings.
“That your client makes a compensatory deposit of the sum of N100m only through this chambers in favour of our client to assuage his battered image,” the statement read in part.
By Dubem George