Citizen Reports

June 28, 2011

Nigerian church razed in Senegal, by citizen Okey

A  Nigerian church, the Universal Kingdom of  God’s Church , Yoff road Dakar, Senegal, was Sunday, attacked by suspected Muslim youths in the area.

The church was burnt down  by the rampaging youths while its more than two dozens members, all Nigerians , who were at a worship service during the attack were severely injured.

The victims are at present receiving medical attention at  Philips Health Centre Manguillene Senghor.

The pastor of the church, Rev. Roland, said that,”it was around 10:00hrs during service  that people armed with sticks and clubs broke into the church. And without any explanation, they attacked the faithfuls, they  snatched mobile phones, before setting fire to the place of worship. ”

However, Babacar Diouf, à Yoff councilor on  state TV  blamed the incident on miscreants.

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