Scores of children have been allegedly been rescued from an underground apartment of a church in the Valentino Area of Ondo town, Ondo State.
They were reportedly rescued on Friday from the premises of the church which is in the Valentino area of Ondo Town.
The children are reported to have been kidnapped.
The Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in the state, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident, saying the police had acted based on information received.
She said the children have been moved to the police headquarters and investigations are ongoing.
The pastor of the church and some members of the congregation have been arrested and are currently being quizzed by the police at the Criminal Investigation Department.
It is unclear the total number of children involved but it is believed that they may be as many as 50.
The children are believed to have been in the church for up to six months.