In Akure, the state capital, no fewer than 25 choir members of the Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, Oke Igan, have been kidnapped.
According to reports, they were kidnapped on Friday around 3 p.m. while en route to Ifon in the state’s Ose council area for a funeral service.
The victims were on their way to a church member’s funeral when the kidnappers struck, according to a church member who spoke with newsmen.
According to her, the vehicle conveying the victims was abandoned on the highway.
When contacted, the spokesperson for the state police command, Funmi Odunlami said that ” the police was informed that a church Bus with the Inscription CAC was abandoned around Elegbeka area and there are suspicions that the passengers in the vehicle were kidnapped.
Odunlami added” The Police Anti kidnapping squad and other tactical teams have been deployed to the area to rescue the victims and arrest all involved in the crime.