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Lekki Toll Gate Shooting: #EndSARS protester DJ Switch granted asylum in Canada

Emerging details suggest that Canada may have granted asylum to DJ Switch, the #EndSARS protester who streamed live the shooting that happened at Lekki Tollgate in Lagos State, According to THIS DAY.

Reports stated that DJ Switch sought the asylum after several attempts on her life after the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Lekki.

DJ Switch had revealed that soldiers shot at peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos on October 20, 2020, and stated that they were sent to the protest ground on orders from the authorities.

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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.

The popular disc jockey recounted the incident that led to the deaths of about a dozen protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate October 20.

She noted that the military opened fire on the protesters after creating a three-formation line. Debunking claims by the Nigerian Army that soldiers fired blank bullets into the air.

She reportedly told the Canadian parliament that she counted not less than seven persons shot, adding that one of the soldiers threatened to shoot her.

DJ Switch added that the first gunshot was heard from behind, adding that it was chaotic as people were running in different directions so as not to be hit by a bullet until it was announced that protesters should lie on the floor.

“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.

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