The gunmen shot dead the driver conveying the children to school.
It was gathered that the incident occurred between 7:30am and 8am at Iguosa along Benin-Lagos expressway.
Eyewitnesses said they came out when they heard the gunshots and saw the gunmen dragging the children away into their vehicle.
The driver died before he could get to the hospital.
Father of the kidnapped children, Juande Iyamu, popularly known as ‘Yaweh water’ was visibly shocked but declined comments on the incident.
Edo Police image maker, Anthony Airhuoyo, said he was yet to be briefed by the Ekiadolor police station on the incident.