Emmanuel Adebayor’s mother, Alice and his younger brother, Rotimi, have apologized to the Tottenham Hotspur striker.
The delegation from Nigeria, which is made up of family and friends, met with Emmanuel and his siblings in Didjole and Avedji in Lome, Togo, as they tried to sort out their differences.
A member of that delegation, Emmanuel Folorunsho, told Sunday Sunsports in a phone chat, that Alice was remorseful and even prayed for her son. He, however, confirmed that the football star was yet to accept their plea.
Folorunsho said: “We met Alice at the market in Koviakope where she sells kitchen utensils. She was quite surprised to see us. She presented her own case and prayed for his son.
“Although the former Gunners striker and his mother didn’t see each other, she had reasons to ask him to forgive and let peace reign in the family. Soon after, we met Sheyi and conveyed the message to him.”
Rotimi, who attempted to commit suicide 10 days ago, was at the meeting held in Emmanuel’s house in Didjole and told Sunday Sunsports over the phone that “I was at home in Avedji when he called me to join the peace meeting. I prostrated to him for long hours, begging and seeking for forgiveness. I am really frustrated now and I really expect him to pardon us now.
“I am very ill now and I need money to treat myself. I also need cash to pay for my house rent, which is already due for payment. I asked him to assist me but he refused. I hope my plea would not be for nothing”.