Nollywood’s beloved comic actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, has faced a life-threatening situation, compelling him to undergo a series of surgeries, including the amputation of one of his legs.
The distressing revelation was shared by the actor’s daughter via his verified Instagram page on Monday. According to the statement, Mr Ibu has undergone a total of seven surgeries in a single day, with the amputation being a critical measure taken to preserve his life.
The family, grappling with the challenging circumstances, has issued an appeal to fellow Nigerians for support during this difficult time. As Mr Ibu embarks on the path to recovery, the outpouring of solidarity and assistance from the community is seen as a beacon of hope for the iconic actor and his family.