A Legend in Nollywood It is said that Mr. Ibu passed away.

John Okafor, well known as Mr. Ibu, was a veteran actor who passed away following a lengthy battle with blood clots on his leg. The actor passed away in a Lagos state hospital on Saturday, March 2.

The actor battled additional health problems and blood clots on his leg for years as a result of damaged blood vessels.


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He made his request for financial assistance to treat his condition public in October 2023. He was supposed to be flown overseas for further medical attention, but his doctors deemed him unfit to fly.

He had his leg removed in November 2023 as a part of his rehabilitation.

The actor leaves behind his spouse and kids. His age was sixty-two.

The seasoned actor was well-known for his superb portrayal of comedic roles in motion pictures.

Amen. May his soul rest in peace.