Information reaching 247ureports.com indicates that the Delta State Commissioner for Higher Education, Hope Eghagha has been kidnapped.
According to the 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 as he drove from Warri to Asaba. According to the information obtained, the kidnappers pounced on him at Abavo community.
An unofficial statement obtained by 247ureports.com from a security agent attached to the Government in Asaba indicates that the surge in kidnapping activities in Asaba is directly connected 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.