Plateau State Gov. Caleb Mutfwang expressed his condolences and strongly condemned the attack.
Police continue to investigate the murder and the gunmen are still at large.
The kidnappers took 32 people, one has already escaped.
Three seminarians were abducted during the attack, while six others were injured.
At least one devotee has been killed, several others have been kidnapped.
Being a Christian in Nigeria remains a life-threatening danger.