#EndSARS: Why DJ Switch seeks asylum in Canada
Sensational disc jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh a.k.a. DJ Switch has sought asylum from Canadian authority after several attempts on her life over the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Lekki.
She had revealed that soldiers shot at peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, and stated that they were sent to the protest ground on orders from above.
She made this known while speaking with the Sub-committee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the Canadian parliament.
Switch recounted the incident that led to the deaths of about a dozen protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate.
“I remembered the military came in first, they stopped shooting at some point and I walked up to one of them and I asked why he was shooting at us and he said he had express order from above, and I was coming too close to him and if I come too close, it would be considered an attack on him and he would have to shoot.
“It didn’t take another ten minutes, the shooting started again. I remember seeing seven people that have been shot down and we were telling people on my live Instagram to help us call an ambulance.”
“I have been on the move because they have been after my life. The first threat came in, I thought it was a joke, I sincerely thought it was a joke. Just as I was leaving, I got a phone call that I should leave the vicinity because there are military men at the hospital.
“I had to abandon my home, I moved from people’s home, and then just to get out of Nigeria. I am still travelling, and I am not done with my trip,” she said.
However, there were strong indications that she has been granted asylum
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