Unknown gunmen attacked a branch of the Living Faith Church Worldwide that is along Lokoja-Okene road in Kogi State's Adavi Local Government Council.
During the weekend, when some of the members were rehearsing the kidnappers broke into the church and kidnapped some of them.
At least three people were kidnapped.
The intruders allegedly shot randomly to frighten bystanders away before whisking the victims away to an unknown location.
Joseph Omuya Salami, Chairman of the Adavi Local Government Council, confirmed the situation to newsmen on Monday evening through Habeeb Jamiu, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
According to him, the chairman had visited the spot with the Osara Division's Divisional Police Officer (DPO) since the incident.
He further said that the council is working with local security officials to ensure that the victims are rescued safely.
CSP Williams Ovye Aya, the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, had not answered calls for comment as of press time.
News source: Dailypost
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