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Unknown gunmen attacked a branch of Living Faith Church Worldwide on the Lokoja-Okene route in Kogi State’s Adavi Local Government Council.
The kidnappers broke into the church as some of its members were practising over the weekend.
At least three people were kidnapped.
The intruders were claimed to have shot randomly to scare onlookers away before whisking the victims away to an unknown location.
The Chairman of Adavi Local Government Council, Joseph Omuya Salami, confirmed the development to newsmen on Monday evening through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Habeeb Jamiu.
According to him, the chairman had visited the scene in company of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Osara Division since the incident occured.
Habeeb Jamiu added that the council was working with security agents in the area to ensure that the victims are rescued unhurt.
The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Williams Ovye Aya, had not answered calls for comment as at press time.