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Enoh sends message to Super Eagles winger Moses Simon, others facing injury layoffs

"The Minister instructed me to convey his greetings and assure you that the government is fully behind you, wishing you a quick and complete recovery"

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The Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, conveyed heartfelt wishes for a speedy recovery to injured Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon, and other Nigerian athletes facing injury layoffs.

During a visit to Nantes, France, Special Assistant on Grassroots to the Minister of Sports Development, Chief Anthony Adeyinka, conveyed the message on behalf of the Minister to demonstrate solidarity and support to Nigerian athletes currently injured.

Adeyinka extended the minister’s regards to Moses Simon, affirming the government’s support and well wishes for his swift recuperation.

In a statement on Friday by Diana-Mary Nsan, Special Assistant Media to the Minister of Sports Development and given to Persecondnews, Enoh assured Simon of the government’s solidarity and emphasized the minister’s directive to convey his best wishes personally.

He said: “I am here on behalf of the Minister, Sen. Enoh, to extend our solidarity and support to you during this challenging time.

“The Minister instructed me to convey his greetings and assure you that the government is fully behind you, wishing you a quick and complete recovery.”

Moses Simon expressed his appreciation for the minister’s leadership and commitment to the welfare and wellbeing of Nigerian athletes, both past and present, while expressing gratitude for the visit.

He highlighted the importance of such gestures in fostering a sense of belonging and support among athletes representing Nigeria on the global stage.

Simon said: “I am delighted to see you, and I appreciate the Minister’s thoughtful gesture.

“His leadership and demonstrated passion for the welfare of athletes like myself reaffirm our confidence in the government’s support system. I am grateful for the encouragement and well wishes.”

The visit exemplifies the government’s commitment to the well-being and welfare of Nigerian athletes, and it served as a demonstration of solidarity with Moses Simon and other athletes during his recovery process.

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