The family of veteran Nollywood actor John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, have provided an update regarding his ailment. The family announced that he has undergone five successful surgeries and is currently recovering in the Intensive Care Unit. They also revealed that he is scheduled to be flown abroad for further treatment soon.
In a statement posted on Ibu’s Instagram account on Tuesday, October 31, the family expressed their gratitude to God and the general public for their support, encouragement, and prayers during this trying period.
“We called on good Nigerians, and we are very grateful for the response in every aspect, most especially the donations; they came in very timely and very helpful,” the statement reads.
“Daddy is immensely grateful, and we are thankful to the general public during this phase of our lives. Thank you, and as soon as Daddy is better, he will personally acknowledge all donations, respectively.
“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.”