Popular singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo alias D’banj, has demanded N100m from Miss Seyitan Babatayo who accused him of raping her in a hotel room on December 30, 2018.
He also asked the accuser to do a retraction of the false allegation and apologise on at least four national dailies.
In a pre-litigation letter signed by his lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), the musician
stated that the accuser should be ready to face legal action if she failed to meet the conditions within 48 hours.
The letter was addressed to Miss Babatayo’s lawyer, Ojoge, Omileye and Partners, dated June 15, 2020.
It reads in part:We have been instructed to demand and we so 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.”
In the letter, D’banj stated that his accuser was nothing but a gold digger who was on a mission to destroy hisb hard earned reputation.
The musician said he was married when the purported rape took place, adding that the allegation was an insult to his wife.