D’banj Unveiled as Captain of the Racing Nigeria Motorsport Team.
In preparation for the Federation International de l’ Automobile (FIA) World Championships in October, Nigerian music star, Oladipo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, has been unveiled as Captain of the Racing Nigeria Motorsport Team.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that D’banj was unveiled at a ceremony in Abuja attended by motorsport personalities like Alhaji Mahdi Mohammed, the Deputy Governor of Zamfara.
A Festival of Motorsport is scheduled to hold between June 16 and June 19 in Abuja to further hone the talents of participants at the World Championship in Marseille, France in October 2021.
The Deputy Governor of Zamfara, who won a ‘Motor Treasure Hunt’ in 2014, said Nigerian youths would benefit from Motorsport if talents are properly harnessed as Nigerians do very well in every sport they participate in.
Also speaking, D’banj commended the group for picking him as Team Captain, urging all to support the initiative as it will create jobs for the youths while also adding that his expectation is to ensure the right funding and investment needed to propel the country to victory at the world’s event is achieved.