DJ Switch has called out Lagos lawmaker and actor Desmond Elliot for calling Nigerian youths pushing national issues on social media as ‘Children’
Hon Desmond Elliot made the remark while in the floor of the Lagos State House of Assembly while lamenting over the destructions in the wake of the #ENDSARS protest, blaming celebrities and influencers for kindling the fire.
Reacting to Elliot’s remarks, the popular Disk Jockey whose real name is Obianuju Catherine Udeh said calling celebrities and influencers children is very annoying.
He had encouraged influencers, and celebrities to stop the spread of hate through social media. He also added that only through the use their Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, can Nigerians change government when necessary.
Elliot, a lawmaker representing Surulere also addressed the #ENDSARS protesters as children, during plenary session at the state assembly.
“When I read the comments, I could not believe it, Mr Speaker. The curses, abuses from children and I asked myself is this Nigeria, what is going on?
“Children cursing, people entering Oba’s palace and removing his staff of office, our culture is gone,” he said.
However, DJ Switch said “Desmond Elliot calling us children is very annoying.
“He his angry at the celebrities and influencers because they have a voice?
“He is not even angry about the Lekki Massacre. He has proven to us that it not by having a young person there but a competent one,” she said