- A fresh report bordering on allegations of embezzlement against the son and adopted daughter of Mr Ibu, Nigerian actor, is trending
- Recall that Legit.ng reported that the ailing actor's wife, Stella Maris, arrested her stepson and Jasmine for allegedly taking over N300 million from her husband's medical care donations
- In a new development, the Nigerian police have retrieved over N50 million of the money amid other lavish expenses made by the arrested duo
Jasmine Okafor, the adopted daughter of Nigerian actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, and his biological son, are still in detention.
In response to charges of embezzlement and fraud levelled by Mr. Ibu's wife, Jasmine and her associates were allegedly detained at Alagbon station in Lagos.
In a video post on Thursday, November 30, blogger Tosin Silverdam verified the reports that Jasmine and others were arrested by Mr. Ibu's wife and that they were still in police custody.
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He stressed that the police have them in jail at the moment and claimed following allegations of extravagant spending on personal requirements, they allegedly retrieved a large sum of money.
Tosin revealed that over N50 million has been derived from Jasmine and Mr Ibu's son's accounts amid their lavish expenditures.
The blogger, however, urged Nigerians to pray for the actor's health and a quick recovery.
See his video below
Fans react to the detention of Mr Ibu's son and adopted daughter
Legit.ng gathered the reactions below:
"In as much as I will condemn Jasmine's greedy act, we shouldn't forget that she resurrected Mr. Ibu's career by creating contents with him on Facebook and TikTok when he stopped getting acting gigs due to his health issues. Their family story is sketchy and everyone is greedy."
"When his wife requested for statement of account they dragged her that she wants to do bbl."
"So na true? Nawa nobody to trust."
"You all be bashing the wife since almost 3 years now that she is the one that has be causing commotion in her family's life. Well Na jasmine and the other son of Mr.ibu dey spoil the woman name. Them be wan silent the woman all false by saying lies against and about her.
"Na only mumu nor go know say this girl na one chance to that family."
"I just knew that this girl has her agenda… cos why you dey force yourself for family wey no be your own..May God help us all."
"Where’s very m@d man. Thought d werey was talking b4. Y has he suddenly stopped."
Mr Ibu’s ex-manager explains arrest of actor’s sons and adopted daughter
Emeka Chochoo, the former manager of Mr Ibu, explained why the police recently invited Jasmine as well as the actor's two sons, Daniel and Val.
The three were reportedly summoned for interrogation about the use of charity donations made by Nigerians for Mr Ibu's healthcare.