BREAKING: Popular Nollywood actor, Mr Ibu is dead


A veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, is dead.

He was said to have died on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

The  veteran actor who was reported ill in October 2023 as he  required for  financial assistance for his health.

It was later gathered  that one of his legs had been amputated to keep him alive in November 2023..

Trustbase news learnt that the amputation became necessary because of an infection of the arteries at the ankle that was not detected early enough.

It was reported that he passed away in the hospital.

Meanwhile, notable Nigerians  have mourned Mr. Ibu in various social media posts.

Mercy Johnson Okojie wrote, “It is well… Rest well sir…”

Ruth Kadiri wrote, “Sleep well Papa.”

Festus Keyamo, SAN.
@ Fkeyamo
Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, wrote:
‘”Mr. Ibu’: Consummate comedian; quintessential actor; skit-makers’ delight; screen god; one of Nollywood’s finest – REST IN PEACE. We will miss you’.

More details later…