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Entertainment of Monday, 6 November 2023


Breaking: Doctors amputate Mr Ibu's leg, save veteran film star's life

John Okafor AKA Mr Ibu John Okafor AKA Mr Ibu

Veteran Nollywood star, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu has had his leg amputated in the hospital, a measure his doctors have taken to save his life.

Recall that the movie legend had gone viral in a video, asking for financial aid from Nigerians to be able to cater for his hospital bills.

After the video circulated, many of his fans and other giants in the Nigerian movie industry pooled resources together to aid him afford the best healthcare.

In a new development, Mr Ibu had undergone 7 successful surgeries, and had one of his legs amputated to preserve his life.

Taking to his official Instagram handle, his family wrote: "Good afternoon, Nigerians..

"We want to appreciate everyone that has come through for our dad, saying we are grateful is an understatement and only the good Lord can thank you all enough for every help you've rendered.

"As of 1 pm ,noon today , Daddy has gone through 7 successful surgeries but to keep him alive and increase his chances of recovery one of his legs had to be amputated.. This development has been hard on us all but we've had to accept it as Daddy's new reality to keep him alive.

"Please we are still soliciting for support from well meaning Nigerians as this stage Daddy his is still one very delicate one and he needs all the help he can get.

"Thank you everyone, the Okafor family is grateful and we don't take you for granted. In due time daddy will personally acknowledge everyone who supported during this period as soon as he’s stable!

"For future donations and support please send to
John I okafor
Access bank
Thank you"

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