On first anniversary of the #EndSARS protests, Nigerian music star Peter Okoye says he is proud of his employee, DJ Switch, describing her as a ‘treasure of inestimable value’.
Born Obianuju Catherine Udeh, the popular disc jockey was the official DJ of Peter Okoye. However, the DJ gained more prominence last year when she took to her Instagram page to do a live coverage that showed protesters being shot at by personnel of the Nigerian army at the Lekki Toll Gate during the #EndSARS protest that rocked the nation last year.
While most Nigerians praised her for her braveness, the DJ has claimed that she is on the run from the Nigerian government.
The DJ and social crusader during her speech at the Oslo Freedom Forum referred to Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s 1977 hit song, Zombie, where she likened the Nigerian Army to Zombies, tagging them as ‘mindless zombies following idiotic orders.’
But Okoye while referencing her speech stated that she is an embodiment of a Nigerian youth the government is afraid of.
He wrote, “Just listening to this speech by this treasure of inestimable value. I’m so so proud of you @djswitch_You’re an embodiment of a Nigerian Youth the Government are afraid of! Thank you for representing us and making our voice heard! You are indeed a Heroin!
we will never forget what happened on the 20th of October 2020 #EndSars#ProtectDjswitch.” (sic).