According to reports, the children were abducted and kept in the underground cell.
The pastor of the church and other accomplices have been arrested by police detectives in the town.
In a widely shared video, the kids were seen being driven to the police station by security operatives in a patrol car.
A voice could be heard saying, “There are kidnapped children recovered in the underground cell of a church in Valentino Area of Ondo,” in a video that lasts one minute and 40 seconds.
Spokesperson for the state police command, Funmi Odunlami, on Sunday, July 2, 2022, confirmed the discovery by police detectives.
Odunlam said the victims had been taken to the Akure headquarters of the Command.
According to her, “I don’t have the details yet but they are bringing the victims to the headquarters.
“I will give you the details as soon as I get it from the DPO.”