John Okafor, Popularly Known as Mr Ibu, Critically Sick
Popular Nigerian actor and comedian, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, is currently critically ill in an unnamed hospital in Lagos, Nigeria. The news of his illness was first made public by his daughter, Jasmine Okafor, on her Instagram page on October 19, 2023.
According to Jasmine, her father has been in the hospital for two weeks and his condition has been deteriorating. She appealed to fans and well-wishers to pray for her father and also to donate financially to help cover his medical expenses.
In a video that has since gone viral on social media, Mr Ibu himself confirmed that he is indeed critically sick. He said that the doctors have recommended the amputation of his legs, but he begged his fans to help him avoid this fate.
Mr Ibu’s illness has sparked an outpouring of support from fans and colleagues alike. Many have taken to social media to pray for his recovery and to donate to his medical fund.
Mr Ibu is a beloved figure in the Nigerian entertainment industry. He is known for his comedic roles in films such as “Mr Ibu,” “Mr Ibu in London,” and “Police Recruit.” He has also won several awards for his work, including the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2008.
Mr Ibu’s illness is a reminder that no one is immune to sickness. It is also a reminder of the importance of community support and solidarity. We wish Mr Ibu a speedy and full recovery.
How to help Mr Ibu
If you would like to help Mr Ibu with his medical expenses, you can donate to his bank account:
- Bank: Access Bank
- Account Number: 1685687982
- Account Name: John Ikechukwu Okafor
You can also donate directly to Mr Ibu’s family through his daughter, Jasmine Okafor. Her contact information is available on her Instagram page.
Thank you for your support.