Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) staff Francis Agba’s wife was ill.

He took his wife to the hospital for medical attention, not knowing he was being trailed with a Toyota Camry car, and on his way out of the facility, he was attacked and shot by suspected assassins.

After the attack, he was immediately admitted in the hospital.

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The incident happened on Monday around the General Hospital, Ekpan in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

NDDC’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Ibitoye Abosede, when contacted, said the victim did not die, adding that he was attacked by robbers.

He is currently receiving treatment in one of the hospitals in the state.

But the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta Command, Andrew Aniamaka, could not immediately confirm the attack.

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