Mr Ibu Is Dead: Details surrounding his demise


John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, was a celebrated Nigerian actor and comedian. His passing has left a void in the entertainment industry.

  • Date of Passing: John Okafor passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2024.
  • Cause of Death: He suffered a cardiac arrest at Evercare Hospital in Lagos State after a prolonged battle with illness.
  • Health Challenges: In 2023, Mr. Ibu faced serious health challenges related to a “strange and dangerous illness.” Doctors even recommended amputating his leg to address the condition. His adopted daughter, Jasmine Okafor, pleaded for support and prayers during this difficult time.
  • Nollywood Legacy: Mr. Ibu was a prominent figure in Nollywood, having acted in numerous Nigerian and international films. His comedic talent, expressive face, and ability to make people laugh endeared him to audiences. His legacy lives on through his memorable performances and contributions to the industry.

John Okafor’s passing is a loss to the entertainment world, but his work will continue to bring joy to fans for years to come. May he rest in peace


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