First, I am glad the Mo’Hits crew finally decided to speak about the issues I raised just a little over a week ago, once and for all.
Second, I am also glad that they chose Sahara Reporters, a relativity credible platform, to discuss these issues. I do have to say that when D’Banj and his team, especially his publicist, decided to grant an interview to Sahara Reporters, they should have done their homework. Sahara Reporters is not some entertainment portal or blog. They do serious investigative journalism/reporting and for the most part they are focused on politics. So, D’Banj getting on such platform and saying, “I am not a politician” is sort of like, “why are you interviewing with Sahara Reporters then?” They are asking elementary things that you don’t need to be a politician to know. You are the UN (Youth) Ambassador (for Nigeria) and they are asking you the same basic questions that an American journalist on CNN, MSNBC or what have you would ask you. So, answer the question and quit with the evasiveness.
Third, I am glad that D’Banj was clear on the fact that he has NEVER taken any money from Goodluck Jonathan, including for his campaign or to lobby votes. He agrees with me that would be unethical and vehemently denies doing so. As one of the few voices that defended his right to interview the President and also was unhappy when Eedris Abdulkareem rained insults on him i.e. “God go punish you D’Banj,” it is good to know that D’Banj has and had clean hands.
Finally, looooooooool on the middle class questions and how D’Banj got scared. I think D’Banj should be educated on the basic issues. Ms. Chika Oduah was not asking him questions on science. He became scared and way too aggressive with her. She was doing her job. Again, it is either D’Banj does not grant an interview to such a platform or if he does, then he should be prepared to answer basic questions like the ones asked.
On a lighter note, D’Banj when asked if he is dating Genevieve Nnaji, denies dating her and also says he wants to date Rihanna. I say why not? Hey, Chris Brown and other American boyfriends of (Rihanna) haven’t exactly stepped up to the plate so if the African guy can do it, then it is what it is. Caribbean and Nigerian cultures have more parallels so who knows? All I hope is that it is trauma and legal drama free.
Watch the interview with Sahara Reporters below