Philip Shaibu, who is the Deputy Governor of Edo State Government, has in his statement to Info Xclusive Media alleged that some unknown gunmen are currently in Edo state to assassinate some high-profile personalities in the state.
The Deputy Governor stated this on Saturday during the conference in Benin City, the capital city of Edo state.
According to him, the state will both be the theatre of war if things are severely dealt with.
“The state has intelligence that some persons are currently in Edo state capital to assassinate some well-known individuals.”
“So I’m now announcing to the general public of the evil plans, and those people are in town, though we have communicated to the security agencies about their activities and why they are in town”.
“he further stated that the Edo state government would continue to appeal to our people not to look for trouble; not to disturb any program,” he added that they are law-abiding citizens and have a duty to protect lives and properties.