Just In: Mr. Ibu’s Leg Amputated to Save His Life

Renowned Nigerian actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, is currently battling a severe health crisis, and his family has made a somber announcement regarding his condition. In a statement posted on the actor’s official Instagram page, the Okafor family revealed that, in a desperate bid to save his life, Mr. Ibu had undergone a series of medical procedures, including the amputation of one of his legs.

This distressing revelation follows earlier reports in October that Mr. Ibu was ailing and in need of financial assistance for his medical treatment. The statement expressed the family’s profound gratitude to all those who had come forward to offer support, acknowledging the immeasurable generosity of well-wishers.

The official statement read, “Good afternoon, Nigerians. We want to appreciate everyone who 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.”

The family shared the heartbreaking update, stating, “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.”

They further appealed to the Nigerian public for continued support during this critical period, emphasizing Mr. Ibu’s delicate condition and the ongoing need for assistance.

In conclusion, the statement conveyed the Okafor family’s gratitude, assuring that once Mr. Ibu regains stability, he would personally acknowledge and express his appreciation to all those who stood by him during this challenging journey. The news of this celebrated actor’s health struggle has deeply touched the hearts of his fans, and the outpouring of support reflects the genuine concern and care for Mr. Ibu’s well-being during this trying time.


Ademola Adeyemi

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