Nigerian hip-hop veteran, Oladapo Oyebanjo, professionally known as D’banj, made his first appearance on stage after he set free over his alleged arrest by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC.
The ‘Why Me?’ crooner told his fans while performing during 2022 dinner party of Immaculate Conception College (Benin City) Old Boys Association Lagos branch held at Federal Palace Hotel that “May God not allow one to be detained over what one knows nothing about”
D’banj, who extended appreciation to his fans, thereby saying their prayers were felt while in detention.
He was reportedly charged and detained on Tuesday by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, of the anti-graft agency, over money laundering-related offences.
The Yoruba born singer alongside the corrupt government officials, were arrested and alleged to have dubiously registered unknown beneficiaries into the payroll of the funds, and the monies were later traced to accounts associated with the singer.
He was said to have connived with some corrupt government officials to divert hundreds of thousands of naira earmarked by the Nigerian government for N-Power project, an empowerment programme set up by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016, meant for social intervention programmes.