Nigerian businessman, Prince Ned Nwoko has claimed that some people are attempting to take his life.
Speaking at a press conference held in Abuja on Thursday, the former member of the House of Representatives revealed that he and his wife are the targets of an alleged murder plot.
Nwoko revealed that he is receiving death threats over an ongoing tussle for kingship in his native community in Delta State.
He added that the plot is also linked to a piece of land in which he was using to set up a private university.
The politician disclosed that he written a petition to the Inspector General of Police about the alleged murder plot.
The petition read in part;
“Kindly recall the issue of the land which was duly allocated to me by my community (Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Govt. Area, Delta State) upon which I am building a private University of Sports – first of its kind in sub-Sahara Africa.
“I was reliably informed by my wife, Regina Daniels, who was also informed by one Mr Wale Jana that the suspects who were arrested and remanded at the Kuje Correctional Centre in connection with the murder case in my village are plotting to cause me harm and possibly kill me.”
He implored the security agencies to do something about the threats as he noted that the person who leaked the information about the plot died mysteriously after three weeks and an autopsy was being carried out.
Although, he stated that the security around him and his family had been beefed up, the press conference was needed so the general public would be aware of the threats.