IGP Orders Probe Into D’banj’s Rape Allegation


Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has ordered an investigation into allegations of a rape case levelled against pop star Dapo Oyebanjo, known popularly as D’Banj.

Adamu’s letter with reference number CB.7000/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOl.484/801 was signed by his Principal Staff Officer, DCP Idowu Owohunwa.

It was addressed to the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Area 10, Garki, Abuja.

The letter was in response to a petition written by Mr. Tommy Ojoge-Daniel, a lawyer to Miss Seyitan Babatayo, who has accused D’Banj of raping her in a Lagos hotel in December 2018.

It read in part, “I forward herewith copy of letter dated June 5, 2020 received from Ojoge, Omileye and partners on the above underlined subject. I am to respectfully convey the directive of the Inspector General of Police that you treat.

“Accept the assurances of my esteemed regards please.”