The crisis in Edo State, ahead of the September 19, Governorship election is deepening, with the situation moving to threats of assassination, .
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, at a Press briefing on Saturday, said that there is a plot to assassinate high-profile personalities in the State.
He noted that the State Government under the leadership of Governor Godwin Obaseki, had gathered Intelligence suggesting that some individuals are in Edo State, and their assignment is to assassinate certain known individuals.
His words: “I am hereby bringing to the notice of the general public, that these people are in town, and we have communicated to the Security Agencies about their activities, and why they are in town.”
The Edo State Deputy Governor, therefore, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to charge the Security Agencies to “do their work, because Edo will not be a theatre of war, if these things are dealt with”.
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