Some offended youths numbering about 20 on Monday evening beat to coma, the clergy accountable for United Evangelical Church, Pastor Michael Samson in Iyano neighborhood beneath Ibaji Native Authorities Space of Kogi State.
DAILY POST gathered that the incident occurred at about 11pm on Monday evening.
Bother began when the pastor had throughout the day denied the youth’s entry to the church with their Masquerade whereas they have been performing a ceremony.
Angered by the pastor’s resistance, the youths got here again angrily, totally kitted with harmful objects to beat the pastor when he was quick asleep.
It was additionally gathered that the pastor is presently admitted at Idah basic hospital.
“They wished to carry out to the gods of the land which we name “Ane” in Igala land. The pastor instructed them that this isn’t the appropriate place to do it and they need to depart. After leaving, they got here again within the evening totally kitted with harmful objects to beat him to Coma.
“They have been as much as 20. We’re praying proper now that nothing ought to occur to our brother as a result of he’s presently in crucial situation.
”The incident has been reported to the Police Division in Onyedega beneath Ibaji LGA” one of many pastor household narrated to our Correspondent on Tuesday afternoon.
DAILY POST nonetheless gathered that the Police is on the path of individuals allegedly behind the act.
Kogi: Youths beat Pastor to Coma over refusal to permit Masquerade in Church