The Principal of August Community Grammar school, Joshua Adeyemi his vice, Ifedayo Yesufu, and three N-Power Teachers have reportedly been kidnapped along Auga-Ise road in Akoko North-East council area of Ondo state.
The gunmen abducted three teachers also of the same school identified as Oloyede Bukola, Adagunodo Funmilayo and Blessing Okeke.
One of the victims, Blessing Okeke, was released after the captors discovered that she was pregnant.
Eyewitness account said that the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon while they were travelling in a blue Toyota Corolla car belonging to the school Principal along the Auga-Ise road in Akoko North East council area of the state.
The source said that the unsuspecting victims were ambushed and whisked away into the thick forest by the abductors.
Narrating the incident, Blessing said they were waylaid while travelling in the Principal vehicle from the school back home.
Blessing added that they trekked for hours inside thick forest before she was released after their abductors discovered she was pregnant.
The Divisional Police Officer for Ikare division, Oladutoye Akinwan, said detectives have been deployed to comb the forest in a bid to secure the release of the victims.
Akinwa added that the vehicle in which the victims were travelling before their abduction had been recovered from the spot it was abandoned by the kidnappers.
Residents of Akoko have called on the state government to beef up security in the Northern senatorial districts due to the increase in crime rate after the removal of military checkpoints across the state.