BEVERLY HILLS, July 25, (THEWILL) – Singer Oyebanjo Dapo, aka D’banj, has reached an agreement with Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused him of raping her in a Lagos hotel room in 2018. The parties have agreed to settle the matter out of court.
An NGO, Stand To End Rape (STER), which announced the settlement, said the deal was amicable.
“On 13th of July 2020, Ms Babatayo informed STER that a non-monetary agreement was reached with D’banj’s team. We, therefore, present the statement as a full account of our stewardship on this matter,” part of the statement read.
Also, a letter dated July 17, 2020, which was addressed to the Inspector-General of Police, through her lawyer, Olamide Omileye, Babatayo said she was withdrawing the case for personal reasons.
The letter read in part: “We hereby officially notify you of our client’s intention to withdraw and discontinue her petition against Mr. Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’Banj for personal reasons…”