A gay expatriate identified as Zcent received a pummeling from residents of Ori-Oke, Ejigbo, Lagos, while meeting a Facebook acquaintance who lives in the area for sex.

Upon showing up for the rendezvous, the victim was reportedly surrounded by some youths who beat him up leaving him with serious injuries.

Zcent, who made the trip down from the Lagos Island was forced out of his car and taken to a nearby church where he was stripped naked, the P.M News reports.

Policemen from the Ejigbo Division saved him from further assault as soon as his attackers were done with him.

According to some residents in the area, the expatriate had promised to pay his Facebook friend in Dollar if he agreed to have sex with him.

Unfortunately for him, no amount of foreign currency could persuade his acquaintance into having sexual relationship with him.

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Nigeria, and indeed Africa, have made known its strong disapproval for gay practices despite pressures from western societies.

Currently, the penalty for anyone found guilty of same sex relationship is a maximum of 14 years in prison.