Nigerian musician, DJ Swap 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 individuals died from the unlucky incident.
In keeping with the musician, her life has been threatened numerous occasions because the ugly incident occurred.
She additional mentioned the navy aimed on the Finish SARS protesters as they fired gunshots including that SARS officers got here in after the navy had left and used tear gasoline on them additionally.
“I wish to clear a number of issues that I’ve been seeing on-line. To our leaders, I urge you please don’t decrease 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 likewise the identical SARS individuals have been attempting to get off the streets additionally got here, however that was 40-45 minutes after the troopers left.
“They used tear gasoline on us. The tear gasoline was like Cotonou pepper blended with acid. We have been working.
“We’d run and we might come again and the one factor we fought with was our flags. We’d sit on the ground and we might elevate our arms up, elevating our flags and singing the nationwide anthem. That was all we had.
“They delay the lights. Even when there was no energy in that axis, there was at all times mild on the tollgate. There have been no lights. The road lights have been off. It was pitch black.
In addition they shot a boy who was at my again attempting to defend me.
“We noticed some troopers who have been choosing their shells, however as we have been working round, we have been attempting to select their shells too as a result of we wished proof.
“Nonetheless, I by no means mentioned 78 individuals died. What I do know is that once I was doing the stay video, 7 individuals had died.
“When my cellphone died, we had counted about 15 individuals. 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 should be a tech genius to photoshop a stay feed.
“It was a horrible expertise however should proceed to maneuver.
“We should proceed. If we cease I worry it should most likely be the subsequent 60 years earlier than we speak about this once more. We should proceed peacefully.
“I condemn any kind of violence. I condemn the burning of buses and peoples livelihood,” she mentioned.