Nigerian professional footballer, John Ogu has announced the death of his mother, yesterday, January 25th.
The bereaved footballer described yesterday the worst day of his life as he took to Twitter to announce the demise of his mother.
His tweet read, “Worse day of my life.”
Worse day of my life 💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔
— John Ogu (@ogujohnugo) January 25, 2021
Ogu’s mother’s death was also confirmed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on their verified Twitter handle.
The NFF tweeted,
“Our thoughts and prayers are with @NGSuperEagles midfielder @ogujohnugo following the passing of his Mom. May her gentle soul rest In peace.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with @NGSuperEagles midfielder @ogujohnugo following the passing of his Mom. May her gentle soul rest In peace.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) January 25, 2021
Fans of the football star have since taken to social media to offer their condolence.
A Twitter user @OkikeGodspower wrote, “Definitely not the worst the of your life. I pray that God will give you the peace of mind and grace to live on brother even as her soul rest on”.
There’s never an age it gets easier to lose one’s parent. But be thankful she lived long enough to see the man you’ve become and to welcome her grandchildren. May the creator grant her eternal rest.
@Yincar wrote, “Sorry about your loss, John. She would continue to be very proud of you”.