Video of Mr Ibu Praising Jasmine on Hospital Bed, Calling Her His Baby Emerges: “She Tried for Him”

Video of Mr Ibu Praising Jasmine on Hospital Bed, Calling Her His Baby Emerges: “She Tried for Him”

  • Late veteran actor Mr Ibu’s interaction with his stepdaughter Jasmine while on his hospital bed has emerged online
  • In the viral clip, the movie star was seen showering praises on the young lady while referring to her as his baby
  • Mr Ibu’s last moments with Jasmine raised a series of interesting comments from netizens after the video went viral

Late Nigerian actor John Okafor aka Mr Ibu’s final interaction with his adopted daughter, Jasmine, has emerged on social media.

The movie star, who was bedridden at the hospital, was reportedly spotted a few hours before his death speaking with Jasmine.

Mr Ibu praises stepdaughter Jasmine on deathbed
Emotional video of Mr Ibu praising stepdaughter on deathbed trends. Photos: @ynaija, @ladyjasminec
Source: Instagram

In the video which was posted on Instagram by @Ynaija and spotted by, Jasmine was seen with the ailing actor at the hospital when he started to shower her with praises and words of endearment.

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Mr Ibu referred to Jasmine as his baby while describing her importance in his life. In the video he said:

“Jasmine! The only one that can come close and you have the meaning of life, my baby.”

Below is the clip:

Mr Ibu’s interaction with Jasmine sparks reactions

Mr Ibu’s conversation with his stepdaughter Jasmine, only a few hours before his demise, was met with mixed feelings from netizens.

While some of them raised questions about the actor referring to the young lady as his baby, others acknowledged the role she played in his life.

Read some of their comments below:


“Awwwwwwn; mk we no lie; Jasmine tried for him fr.”


“My dad calls me Baby are u guys allergic to fatherly love? ”

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“Rest in power ! Jasmine God bl3ss you for the love and care.”


“Jasmine tried for him sha, God will bless her.”


“May he soul rest in peace .”




“My baby.”


“He will always have a special place in our hearts, rest in peace to him.”


“Godbless you jasmine.”

Video of Mr Ibu's body leaving morgue

Meanwhile, earlier reported the moment late Mr Ibu's body was taken away from the morgue.

In a video that was posted on Instagram by @_tosinsilverdam and spotted by, Mr Ibu’s corpse was seen being surrounded by onlookers as the hospital staff wheeled him away from the morgue.

It was gathered that the comic actor died at Evercare Hospital in Lagos.

In the video, the late film star's wife, Stellamaris, was spotted. She was seen wearing an all-black outfit to mourn her late husband while watching them wheel his body away.


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