- Mr Ibu's legm was amputated due to health reasons.
- His family members revealed that he had undergone seven successful surgeries
Nigerian comic actor John Okafor, better known as Mr Ibu had his leg amputated due to health reasons.
According to the statement released by the star’s family members, his leg was amputated to save his life.
The statement further revealed that the actor had undergone seven successful surgeries though the cause of the illness that led to his leg being amputated was not disclosed.
The family went on to continue to appeal for help.“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."
Okafor, 62, has starred in dozens of Nollywood films including Keziah, 9 Wives and Mr Ibu in London among others