In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 19th, June, 2020

Virtually 15,000 Signal Petition To Strip D’Banj Of UN Appointment

Almost 15,000 Sign Petition To Strip D'Banj Of UN Appointment

Dbanj and Seyitan

Dbanj and Seyitan

Virtually 15,000 folks have signed a web based petition calling on the United Nations to strip Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj of his appointment as United Nations Ambassador for Peace, The PUNCH stories.

In addition they referred to as the eye of manufacturers resembling Heritage Financial institution Africa, One Africa, CSA International, and different institutions related to D’Banj to finish their business relationship with him and stand in help of victims of sexual violence.

The petition which was began by one E.Pooola 20 hours in the past on Change.Org had hit 14, 310 as of 11.10 am on Friday.

It learn partly, “We name on the United Nations, and United Nations Ladies Africa organisations to take away Nigerian artiste Mr Dapo Oyebanjo as a youth ambassador and distance themselves from his actions following the sponsored kidnap of Seyitan who accused D’Banj of rape and sexual assault which occurred in 2018.

“Ladies in Nigeria are more and more vulnerable to sexual violence and the United Nations and United Nations Ladies Africa as an entity dedicated to the empowerment of girls shouldn’t be seen to affiliate themselves with alleged rapists, abusers, and kidnappers.

“We ask the United Nations and United Nations Ladies Africa to help and lend their affect in serving to Seyitan get justice for the abuse she endured in 2018 and the harassment and bullying up to now weeks.”

The Inspector-Normal of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had ordered a probe into the allegations of rape levelled in opposition to D’Banj.

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Seyitan’s good friend, Benjamin Ese, in a Twitter thread in early June, had advised the story of how D’Banj allegedly raped Seyitan at a lodge two years in the past – in December 2018.

She stated it occurred at an all-white celebration the place D’Banj allegedly supplied her good friend some cash to spend the evening which she rejected till he surprisingly confirmed up in Seyitan’s lodge room round 2am – at midnight.


“D’Banj drove all the way in which from Eko lodge the place he was lodged and got here all the way down to glee lodge in Victoria Island at midnight 2.40 am and picked up the spare key from the receptionist,”
Ese stated within the thread which has since sparked an outrage.

She stated D’Banj allegedly “obtained into my good friend’s room and forcefully threatened he would stroll her out of the room bare, stored his fingers in her vagina, and repeatedly raped her.”

The rape expertise, Ese stated had brought on Seyitan some trauma for the reason that incident occurred.

One month after Ese’s tweets, Seyitan got here out publicly to current herself as the girl who was allegedly raped by D’Banj in December 2018.

The musician, nonetheless, denied the allegations levelled in opposition to him and requested his accuser to make a public apology and in addition pay him the sum of N100m in damages.

On Tuesday, nonetheless, some policemen allegedly appearing on the instruction of the Oliver Twist crooner detained Seyitan for over 24 hours and intimidated her, making her delete all chats, social media posts, and different important info from her cellphone.

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The incident had sparked outrage on social media with D’Banj trending for the reason that final two days

D’Banj is one in every of Nigeria’s largest artists having gained a number of music awards, together with the awards for Finest African Act on the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Yr on the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Finest Worldwide Act: Africa on the 2011 BET Awards, and Finest-selling African Artist on the 2014 World Music Awards and the Evolution award on the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards.

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