Singer D’banj arrested in Abuja over Fraud

Popular Nigerian Singer, Oladapo Oyenbanji aka Dbanj has been arrested.
According to Sources, the musician was arrested and detained on Tuesday after ICPC Operatives closed in on him and forcing him to surrender himself at tge agency’s headquarters in Abuja.
It was said that the singer has been hiding for the past few weeks , claiming to be overseas for scheduled concerts each time he was invited to appear for Interrogation over Fraud.
It was said that the singer was arrested for diverting hundreds of naira earmarked by the Nigerian Government for N-Power Project (Its a empowerment program set up by Nigerian Government in 2016 to address youth employment and increase social development.

After the musician failed to show up for interrogation despite multiple invitations, the ICPC moved to arrest him anywhere in Nigeria and abroad, forcing him to show up at the commission’s office on Tuesday. 

On arrival, D’banj was subjected to a prolonged interrogation session after which he was detained. His plea for administrative bail was rejected by officials who said the musician could not be trusted to attend his trial if released on bail.   

The spokesperson for the ICPC, Azuka Ogugua, could not be reached to comment for this story. She is said to be attending a programme abroad. Being in detention, the musician too could not be reached for comment

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