“Mr Ibu Has Gone Through 5 Successful Surgeries”: Actor’s Family Share Good News As They Update Fans

“Mr Ibu Has Gone Through 5 Successful Surgeries”: Actor’s Family Share Good News As They Update Fans

  • Veteran Nollywood actor, Mr Ibu’s family, have now shared an update with Nigerians on the actor’s condition
  • The sick movie star recently called out for prayers and donations over his declining state of health
  • Mr Ibu’s family has now announced online that the actor has undergone five successful surgeries

Popular Nollywood actor, John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu’s family members have now given Nigerians an up to date follow up on his health.

Recall that the movie star’s plight recently touched the hearts of Nigerians after a video of him bedridden in the hospital on his birthday circulated online.

Mr Ibu: Family updates fans on actor's health.
Fans react as Mr Ibu's family updates Nigerians. Photos: @realmribu
Source: Instagram

In a new development, a public statement was shared to update kind Nigerians and well-wishers who donated to get the actor better treatment.

In the press statement, it was explained that Mr Ibu has undergone five successful surgeries and is currently recovering in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

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Heartfelt gratitude was also expressed to Nigerians who showed up and donated large sums of money to get Mr Ibu back on his feet again. It was stated that when the actor fully recovers, he would personally thank those who donated.

Mr Ibu’s family asked for more prayers and assistance to get the actor flown abroad for better treatment.

Their message reads in part:

“We are still counting on all your prayers and unwavering support as we pray he gets stabilized quickly to enable us to fly him abroad for further advanced treatment.. The John Okafor family is grateful to all Nigerians.”

See the full post below:

Nigerians react as Mr Ibu’s family updates them on actor’s health


“We are ready to do more,may God give him a quick recovery,he will live long in Jesus name.”

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“You will be fine sir.”


“❤️❤️ it’ll end in praise.”


“Quick Recovery Sir.”


“He will be fine in Jesus Name Amen.”


“Get well soon sir ,you are healed in Jesus name Amen.”


“God will keep him strong for us tell him we love him.”


“A CLOSED MOUTH is a CLOSED destiny...If the family and himself wouldn’t come to social media an cry for a help...Today we wouldn’t hear this Successful progression news.”


“Am so happy to be part of this donation, I had a diabetic father and I know what it takes to cater for a diabetic patient.”


“Nigerians we are so kind we love you legend.”

VeryDarkMan blasts Nkechi Blessing's boyfriend over Mr Ibu's condition

Meanwhile, Legit.ng recalls reporting that when VDM got into an online war with Nkechi Blessings' boyfriend, Xxssive.

The social media activist reacted after the actress' boo disagreed with him over his take on veteran actor Mr Ibu's medical condition.

In his video, VeryDarkMan said he had noticed that Xxssive had been looking for his attention by using every opportunity to bash him.

Source: Legit.ng

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