AY Advocates Against Cyberbullying Directed at Alex Iwobi After AFCON Final Defeat
Nigerian comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, has spoken out against cyberbullying targeted at Alex Iwobi following Nigeria’s loss in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final against Ivory Coast. AY took to his Instagram page to urge Nigerians to stop cyberbullying Iwobi, emphasizing that the footballer’s only “crime” was representing his country on the field.
In the wake of Nigeria’s defeat, Iwobi faced criticism from fans and social media users, prompting him to delete all the pictures from his official Instagram page. AY highlighted the detrimental effects of cyberbullying, noting the rapid spread of malicious information online and the challenges faced by victims in defending themselves.
He called for empathy and understanding, urging Nigerians to consider the impact of their actions on public figures like Iwobi. AY emphasized the importance of promoting a culture of care and respect on the internet to prevent cyberbullying and its harmful consequences.
In conclusion, AY’s message serves as a reminder to prioritize compassion and kindness in online interactions, particularly towards individuals representing Nigeria on the global stage.