Mr Ibu Biography, Age, Career, Personal Life, and Recent Health Struggles

John Ikechukwu Okafor, known as Mr. Ibu, is a celebrated Nigerian actor and comedian, famous for his humorous roles in Nollywood. Born on October 17, 1961, in Enugu State, he has made a significant impact in Nigerian cinema with his unique comedic style.

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Renowned Nollywood actor John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, has successfully undergone a series of five surgeries.


In a recent Instagram post, the ailing veteran expressed his gratitude to the public and provided an update on his ongoing health struggle.

In the statement shared on his Instagram page, Mr Ibu revealed that he is currently in the ICU and in the process of recovering. He also mentioned that he is awaiting stabilisation before he can travel abroad for advanced medical treatment.

The veteran actor expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the general public for their generous donations. He acknowledged that he still relies on their prayers and unwavering support during this challenging time.

We want to thank God and most especially the General public for their support, encouragement, and prayers during this trying period for our dad.

We called on Good Nigerians and we are very grateful for the response in every aspect most especially the donations, it came in very timely and very helpful.

So far Daddy has gone through 5 successful surgeries, and he is still recovering in the ICU. Daddy is immensely grateful and we are thankful to the general public during this phase of our lives. We appreciate all the donations made to this account, and as soon as Daddy is better he will personally acknowledge all donations respectively!

We are still counting on all your prayers and unwavering support as we pray he gets stabilized quickly to enable us to fly him abroad for further advanced treatment… The John Okafor family is grateful to all Nigerians”.


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