The Director of Information, United Nations Information Centre for Nigeria, Joseph Kayanja has disclosed during an email chat with The PUNCH on Wednesday that sensational singer, D’banj is not and was never a United Nations Youth Ambassador for Peace.
According to the director, D’Banj was never at any time given the title of ambassador by the UN. The email read in part, “I would like to confirm that the said Mr. Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj is NOT a UN Ambassador. The title was accorded to him by an obscure UN youth association which has nothing to do with the United Nations. I hope this clarifies.”
It can be recalled that In 2012, D’Banj’s publicists announced that the musician was the first Nigerian to be appointed a UN Youth Ambassador for Peace. Following the rape allegations levelled against D’Banj by Seyitan Babatayo, an online petition was started calling on the UN to strip the musician of the title
Ms Babatayo Seyitan, in a statement released on Tuesday, has come up with another revelation concerning the rape allegation against popular musician, Dbanj, alleging that she was arrested and locked up in a police cell with criminals who violated laws.
Seyitan put out a public statement over her alleged rape and how she has been threatened by D’banj and his team since coming out with her statement.
In Seyitan public statement, she gave the timeline of events that have transpired since she came out publicly with the story of her rape.
She confirmed that D’banj used the police to intimidate and kidnap her for 48 hours without cause.
In the press statement, Seyitan said she filed the criminal complaint at the Gender Desk...