City church buys off famous nightclub, turns it into a chapel in expansion plan
A famous nightclub in the outskirts of Nairobi a has been bought off and transformed into a church in an expansion strategy that has left Kenyans on Twitter shocked.
Herisquare Lounge in Ruaka, located on the Northern Bypass opposite the Two Rivers Mall, is now Mamlaka Hill Chapel.
The new church is set to be opened soon, with renovations to transform the former nightclub into a place of worship on top gear.
The church has its headquarters in Kilimani area.
Netizens reacted differently to the news, with some making light jokes while others actually welcoming the change.
@RealGich unajua tangu tuende herisquare na rwabe kuchafua nikama walishtuka wakafunga
— Undefeated (@DonMshefa) November 11, 2016
Haha Herisquare imefanywa church! Church!!!!
— ⓣⓘⓥⓞⓗ ⓛⓔⓔ™ (@TivohLee) November 10, 2016
Yani Herisquare ilifanywa church? Dunia inaisha
— Mbare Ya Ndurika (@wakariowa) November 10, 2016
Hehehe. Tangu lini?
— Kamande Esq. (@murigikamande) November 9, 2016
Dear Herisquare, we loved you but the Lord loved you more. pic.twitter.com/5LmoRBzwkQ
— Mugambi M'Mutegi. (@PeterMutegi) November 8, 2016