Nigerian musician, DJ Switch who was current when navy males opened fireplace on harmless protesters at Lekki toll gate has lastly come out to share her expertise.
DJ swap in a video shared through her Instagram account on Friday revealed that 15 folks died from the unlucky incident.
In keeping with the musician, her life has been threatened numerous instances because the ugly incident occurred.
She additional stated the navy aimed at the Finish SARS protesters as they fired gunshots including that SARS officers got here in after the navy had left and used tear fuel on them additionally.
“I need to clear just a few issues that I’ve been seeing on-line. To our leaders, I urge you please don’t reduce the struggling of households.
“Don’t insult the grief of Nigerians, don’t insult the intelligence of Nigerians. Don’t insult the pains the households are going through.
“Folks have been falling left and proper. Sure there have been troopers there and in addition the identical SARS folks have been attempting to get off the streets additionally got here, however that was 40-45 minutes after the troopers left.
“They used tear fuel on us. The tear fuel was like Cotonou pepper blended with acid. We have been working.
“We’d run and we’d come again and the one factor we fought with was our flags. We’d sit on the ground and we’d elevate our arms up, elevating our flags and singing the nationwide anthem. That was all we had.
“They postpone the lights. Even when there was no energy in that axis, there was at all times gentle at the tollgate. There have been no lights. The road lights have been off. It was pitch black.
Additionally they shot a boy who was at my again attempting to defend me.
“We noticed some troopers who have been selecting their shells, however as we have been working round, we have been attempting to select their shells too as a result of we needed proof.
“Nonetheless, I by no means stated 78 folks died. What I do know is that after I was doing the dwell video, 7 folks had died.
“When my telephone died, we had counted about 15 folks. I don’t know if it was greater than that. We had lots of people with stray bullet wounds, gunshot wounds, and all that.
“Folks did die. It wasn’t photoshopped. I have to be a tech genius to photoshop a dwell feed.
“It was a horrible expertise however should proceed to maneuver.
“We should proceed. If we cease I worry it can in all probability be the subsequent 60 years earlier than we discuss this once more. We should proceed peacefully.
“I condemn any type of violence. I condemn the burning of buses and peoples livelihood,” she stated.
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