No fewer than six persons had been kidnapped in Edeoha town, Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State.
According to available information, the six persons were reportedly kidnapped Friday evening.
A sizeable number of gunmen were said to have invaded the town late on Friday.
Source gave the names of those abducted as Chief Leo Ahamefula, Mrs Abule, Mr and Mrs Success Nwanodi, Nenka Atomic and Mrs Natty.
A source within the community said it was worrisome that the security agents deployed to the area had been withdrawn.
The source implored the government to restore the security agents.