The former Minister for Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma has called on Nigerians to defend themselves before they all die.
The politician said Nigerians should defend themselves against ethnic cleansing.
He gave this warning on Saturday at the maiden convocation ceremony of Taraba state University in Jalingo, Taraba state capital.
Danjuma said the unnecessary killings which is a target to ethnic cleansing on the people of Taraba and Nigeria at large must stop.
He called on the people to “rise and defend themselves against the killers. ”
He added, “You must rise to protect yourselves from these people, if you depend on the Arm Forces to protect you, you will all die.
“This ethnic creasing must stop in Taraba, and it must stop in Nigeria. These killers have been protected by the military, they cover them and you must be watchful to guide and protect yourselves because you have no any other place to go.
“The ethnic cleansing must stop now otherwise Somalia will be a child play.
“I ask all of you to be on your alert and defend your country, defend your state.”