The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu has alerted and alleged that there is a plot to assassinate high-profile personalities in the state.

This allegation was made by the deputy governor, Shaibu while speaking at a press conference in Benin city.

The Deputy Governor called on President Muhammadu Buhari to charge security agencies to “do their work because Edo will not be a theatre of war if these things are dealt with.”

He said;

“We have intelligence that some individuals are in Edo state and their assignment is to come and assassinate some known individuals in the state.

“So I am hereby bringing to the notice of the general public that these people are in town and we’ve communicated to the security agencies about their activities and why they are in town.

“For us, we will continue to appeal to our people not to look for trouble, not to disturb any program. We are law-abiding. We have a duty to protect lives and properties. That we will continue to do.”