We recently reported that D’Banj changed his name from Dapo Oyebanjo to Daniel Banjo in a bid to appeal to the US market. Following the backlash on social network sites, his publicist Vanessa Amadi released a statement explaining that the “Daniel Banjo” name change was the work of a hacker and not the Kokomaster.
Read the full statement from Vanessa Amadi of VA-PR below;
Over the past few weeks Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’Banj has experienced a series of vicious hacks on several of his social networking sites including his Facebook page and more recently, his Twitter of which his account name was wrongfully changed. Unfortunately the hackers managed to carry out a number of hurtful, damaging activities directly aimed to deceive D’Banj’s fans with false information. With the help of the security teams at both Twitter and Facebook, we have managed to regain full control of the said sites which are currently being operated personally by D’Banj. Fans can continue to interact with D’Banj at his official Twitter handle @IamDbanj and his official Facebook page www.facebook.com/
DBanj. Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo is known and celebrated worldwide for his originality and distinctive sound and is committed to staying true to that foundation. D’Banj apologies for any inconvenience caused by the hacking and thanks his beloved fans for their continued support.