Delta State police command today thwarted an attempt by kidnappers to abduct the state's top civil servant, Okey Ofili.
Mr. Ofili is the Delta State Head of Service. The kidnap attempt occurred in Asaba on Sunday evening.
Police spokesperson ASP Charles Mouka said Mr. Ofili was shot in the process but escaped from his abductors.
Also, the state commissioner of information, Chike Ogeah said Mr. Ofili is in stable condition and recuperating at an undisclosed medical facility in the state.