The Delta State Commissioner for Higher Education, Hope Eghagha has been kidnapped.
According to information , the kidnappers attacked the Commissioner on the late morning of Sunday, September 30,2012 near Asaba, the capital of Delta State. The attack was reported to have killed the Commissioner’s security men. The Commissioner is believed to have been snatched unhurt.
The Commissioner was kidnapped at Abavo community as he drove from Warri to Asaba.
Unofficial reports suggest that the surge in kidnapping activities in Asaba is unconnected with the former head of anti-kidnapping group within the police force stationed in Asaba. The head of the anti-kidnapping unit was reported to have been fingered by kidnappers as having played a role in facilitating the numerous kidnappings in Delta State.