Nollywood Movie Icon: John Ikechukwu Okafor. A.K.A. Mr Ibu is pleading for help from his fans to the general public of Nigerians in out the nation to aid him settle his medical bills that determines him to save his life from the health predicament.
Mr. Ibu, a Nollywood actor, pleads for assistance due to a health issue.
Comic actor Mr. John Okafor, often known as Mr. Ibu, has been bedridden for several weeks with a condition that. Could result in the loss of one of his legs unless a miracle occurs quickly.
In an effort to prevent having one of his legs amputated, the actor, who has been absent from the screen. For a number of years due to a deteriorating health condition, is appealing to well-meaning Nigerians for assistance.
The comedic actor claimed in a recent Instagram video that he had been admitted to the hospital for weeks due to an. Unexplained illness.
From his sick bed, the actor discussed his health, saying that his doctors had warned him that, if all other. Measures failed, they might have to amputate his leg.
“I am still lying down in the hospital while I speak to you, but I am praying for prayers and help. The hospital’s medical director indicated that if his new plan doesn’t work, chopping off my leg will be the next step. Just consider me—where would I go if they amputated my leg? Thank you so much, God bless you, and please pray for me; I don’t want to have my leg amputated,” Mr. Ibu said.
The ill actor pleaded with Nigerians, “Dear Good People of Nigeria, we are counting on your support at this point, we need it the most.”
In a similar vein, Mr. Ibu’s daughter Jasmine Okafor urged Nigerians to pray for the family and provide them financial help.
She claims that Mr. Ibu is not improving and has used up all of his financial resources, thus the public appeal. She stated that in order to get him the right medical care, the family would prefer to fly him abroad.
However, Peter Okoye of Psquare fame encouraged Nigerians and supporters of the ailing actor to come to his aid as he fights for his life in response to the viral video.
“John Okafor, our very own @realmribu, is facing a medical issue and needs our support. The moment has come for us, the people, to show him our appreciation for bringing joy to our screens all these years. Our Nollywood icons deserve more.
“I promise to back him wholeheartedly. My dear coworkers, friends, families, and admirers, kindly lend him any minuscule assistance you can!
In this difficult time, he needs our prayers and financial assistance. Pray for a quick recovery for him, Peter Okoye posted on Instagram.
Since 2019, Mr. Ibu had been in and out of the hospital. He said that those who were jealous of his great career had poisoned him.