Cameroonian Professional footballer Samuel Eto’o has come out to refute rumors that have been going round on social media that he might have sponsored the plane used to rescue Cameroonians who were enslaved in Libya.
A blog known as ‘Malachys blog’ is said to be circulating a post with pictures of emaciated slaves in a room then later boarding a plane.The post read:
“Samuel Eto’o spent millions of dollars, he paid for a flight for the whole Cameroonians migrants from Libya back to Cameroon who were stuck in Libya and were being tortured to death by the heartless serial killers.”
The former Chelsea player has so far denied the rumors saying that he did not give money or ticket to any returnee and the rumor is absolutely unfounded and people should not look for thrills at the expense of grieving people.
“Several sites have circulated a rumor that I have given money to every migrant returnee, in relation to a topical issue. This rumor is absolutely unfounded! I would therefore take advantage of this opportunity, dear brothers and sisters,to emphasize that love prevents more evils than money can solve” he wrote on his social media page.
“So let’s not waste our precious time looking for thrills at the expense of grieving people, but let us use this time to prevent other brothers from being deprived of their dignity.Let us not just react when we can prevent, because among these victims are certainly people who have been our neighbors at some point, but to whom we have not daigné to look kindly.“Let us build our Africa by having a positive impact on each other!
#Stopdistraction impactpositif #plusdamour #lafriquecestcheznous #adrenaline”,wrote Eto’o
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