APC Condemns Danjuma’s ‘Call To Anarchy’ Comment
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the call from former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma, urging Nigerians to defend themselves against attacks from Fulani herdsmen.
Responding to the statement, APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi described the comment as an invitation to anarchy.
Abdullahi said: “My take on it is very clear. He accused the Military of being partisan and I cannot comment on it because the military is more than capable of responding to that.
“But, my response on his call that people should take up arms and defend themselves is to say that such statement is very wrong. It is a call to anarchy and we are not in support of it. If the security forces are not doing well, we have the responsibility to call on them to do more.
“If we suspect that they have abandoned their roles, we have the responsibility to request more from them. But for him to tell people to take up arms and defend them is condemnable and a call to anarchy. We are not in support of it and I feel that someone of his caliber should not be making that kind of statement.”