Gunmen invaded a Kogi branch of the Living Faith Church popularly known as Winners Chapel, founded by Bishop David Oyedepo, at Osara community on the Lokoja-Okene Road in Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State, kidnapping three in the process.
This was confirmed by the Chairman of Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State, Joseph Omuya Salami, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Habeeb Jamiu on Monday.
The kidnappers reportedly stormed the church premises when members were holding a meeting over the weekend and shot endlessly into the air to scare the community.
The chairman said that he visited the scene of the incident along with the Divisional Police Officer of Osara Division. He added that the council was working with security agents to free the kidnapped victims.