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Entertainment of Monday, 6 November 2023


'This is so sad' - Heartbreaks as Mr Ibu's leg get amputated

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Many people's hearts are devastated by the unexpected amputation of veteran Nollywood actor John Okafor also known as Mr. Ibu.

On Monday, November 6, it was revealed on the comedian's Instagram page that he had to have one of his legs amputated in order to save his life.

Recall that the Nollywood legend, in a video that went viral, begged Nigerians for money so he could pay his medical bills.

Following the video's release, a large number of his admirers and prominent figures in the Nigerian movie industry banded together to help him pay for the best medical care.

In a recent development, Mr. Ibu had one of his legs amputated in order to maintain his life, after undergoing seven successful surgeries.

A lot of individuals, including famous ones, have sent the actor heartfelt notes wishing him a long and healthy life as they express their frustration at the sad news.

See comments here

OlowodunS: "This is sad. Wish him quick recovery."

yongwizla: "Wow. So so sad.. I hope re recuperates fast."

chiomambah5: ""This is heartbreaking"

1chasebaggio: "Life sha wetin you no expect most times nah him Dey happen."

selectraking: "My goodness, dear heavenly Father, grant him strength in these trying times. Amen"

eemmanuels4: "We all have a certain futuristic fate we just might never know what it would look ever like 15-20 years prior. At the time Ibu was active in the movie industry, starring in films and making lots of people laugh uncontrollably, neither him nor anyone had the slightest idea."