#EndSARS: ‘I Never Got Asylum In Canada’ – DJ Switch


DJ Switch, Lekki Tollgate Shooting Eyewitness, Reportedly Seeks Asylum In Canada, Testifies Before Canadian ParliamentNigerian disc jockey, DJ Switch, has taken to social media to deny claims that she sought asylum in Canada.

The celebrity DJ made headlines after she streamed lived the shooting of innocent Nigerians during the #EndSARS protest that rocked the country last October.

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The DJ and self-acclaimed activist had been in the news since she filmed the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki tollgate by soldiers in October 2020.

Switch, whose real name is Obianuju Udeh, had gone into hiding since the incident, having alleged threats to her life at the time.

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The whereabouts of the entertainer remained unknown since then, with many Nigerians suggesting that she was granted asylum in Canada.

The speculations gained more attention after a video of the DJ testifying before a committee of the Canadian parliament surfaced online.

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Amid the claims, some people had signed a petition asking the Canadian parliament to deny her asylum.

But in a now-deleted post via her Instagram stories, Switch dismissed the rumours that she was given asylum in Canada, saying she is yet to travel out of the country.

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She wrote;

But let me say this… news outlets and bloggers, I know traffic is the game but when you don’t really investigate properly and run with things that you don’t know for sure or have verified, you sincerely hurt and, in some cases, cause serious complications for people in ‘real life’.

DJ Switch stressed;

I’ve been cooked up in a house for months. I never got asylum in Canada. I didn’t even step foot into Canada. I didn’t even speak to anyone who claimed they spoke to me on the issue. Anyways, I will leave it there. By the way, it is now that I am traveling… and not to Canada! Love!

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