Doctor’s Amputated Mr. Ibu’s leg to keep him alive. We all know that one of the Nigerian Popular Nollywood actors, Mr. John Okafor popularly known as “Mr. Ibu” has been going through health challenges for a while now. A new report from the family of this movie star revealed that one of his legs has been Amputated to keep him alive.
Recall that news popped up in October that this Nollywood actor has been going through health challenges and seeking financial assistance, of which he has undergone several surgeries and survived.
According to the report revealed on his Instagram page on Monday, it showed this movie-comedian star had seven successful surgeries, including the amputation of one leg in other to keep him alive.
The statement said, “Good afternoon, Nigerians. We want to appreciate everyone who has come through for our dad.
“Saying we are grateful is an understatement, and only the good Lord can thank you all enough for every help you’ve rendered.
“As of 1 p.m., today, Daddy has gone through seven successful surgeries. But to keep him alive and increase his chances of recovery, one of his legs had to be amputated.
“This development has been hard on us all, but we’ve had to accept it as Daddy’s new reality to keep him alive.
“Please, we are still soliciting support from well-meaning Nigerians as, at this stage, Daddy is still very delicate, and he needs all the help he can get.
“Thank you, everyone. The Okafor family is grateful and we don’t take you for granted. In due time, Daddy will personally acknowledge everyone who supported him during this period as soon as he’s stable.”