The Minister of Sports activities Growth, Senator John Owan Enoh, just lately met with Alex Iwobi in a one-on-one session to deal with the cyberbullying the soccer star had skilled.
Iwobi had suffered a excessive degree of cyberbullying after the Tremendous Eagle’s loss on the AFCON 2023 finals. Rumours had been additionally spreading about him retiring from soccer. Through the assembly, the minister supplied phrases of encouragement and reassurance to Iwobi, emphasising that almost all of followers recognise and admire his contributions to the staff’s success.
His message to Iwobi was one in all delight and assist, as he acknowledged, “You probably did your finest in your nation, and I’m happy with you. The management and the remainder of the nation are happy with you. Those that should not are within the far minority and don’t communicate for the remainder of our nation, so simply be sturdy. You probably did your finest, you might be a part of a staff that introduced dwelling a silver medal, which the nation final gained at AFCON 2000, 23 years in the past. You place in your finest, thanks very a lot.”
By publicly expressing assist and appreciation for Iwobi’s efficiency, Senator Enoh sends a strong message in opposition to on-line harassment and stands in solidarity with the soccer star. It additionally units a constructive instance for addressing the well-being of athletes within the wake of on-line abuse.