Veteran actor Mr Ibu solicits for financial assistance over health challenge
Veteran actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, has solicited for financial assistance from well- meaning Nigerians over health challenge that might cost him to lose his leg.
The renowned actor, who took to his official Instagram page @realmrIbu on Wednesday to seek public assistance in a video clip, said he has been down and has been on admission for so many weeks.
He said that the medical doctors have told him that they might resort to cutting off his leg, if they exhausted the options at hand.
He appealed to Nigerians to remember him in praying, as well as support him financially to enable him have adequate treatment over the ailment.
“Dear Good people of Nigerian, we are counting on your support at this point we need it the most.
“Access Bank 1685687982 John Ikechukwu Okafor,” he wrote.
Mr Ibu is a Nigerian actor who has contributed immensely to the growth and development of Nigeria’s film industry with his outstanding acting.
He came into limelight in 2004 after featuring in the blockbuster movie “Mr. Ibu” which gave him the popular nickname ‘Mr. Ibu‘.
The movie made him win an award as the ‘Best Comic Actor in Nigeria’ at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Other movies include Mr. Ibu and His Son, Coffin Producers, Husband Suppliers, International Players, Mr. Ibu in London and Keziah, among others.