Sad News: Nollywood Mourns the Passing of Actor Mr Ibu

Sad News: Nollywood Mourns the Passing of Actor Mr Ibu

In heart wrenching news, Nollywood actor Mr. Ibu has reportedly lost his battle with life after long months of intense health battle.

In a viral WhatsApp chat that has been shared on social media, a particular media Al worker is seen disclosing to a friend that he had passed away.

This healthcare worker expressed that she knows this because she works at Evercare, which is the hospital where he has been in for the past couple of months.

Now recall that last year, back in October, it had been reported that Nollywood actor John Okafor aka Mr Ibu had undergone five surgeries and had been scheduled for even more:

The news had broken out in the middle of the year 2023 with a video of him begging the audience and public to help him with funds.

He had disclosed that he could potentially lose his legs if urgent fund was not generated for his healthcare. However, barely a month after his family’s cry for help, one of his legs got amputated. The 62-year-old actor, whose leg was amputated, was featured in so many videos as he seemed to be bouncing back from the surgery.

However, back in December of 2023, a misconception has started to go around which was quickly debunked by the family, which saw netizens hinting at the fact that Mr. Ibu’s two legs had been amputated. However, his family clarified that the amputation had only happened in one leg.

They also refuted claims that Mr. Ibu’s illness was due to diabetes, as they disclosed that the actor had been contending with clotting of the blood in his leg.

His immediate family are yet to come on social media to debunk and report on his death. However, Our prayers continue to be with their family in this trying time.


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