Popular Nollywood comic actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu’s has undergone surgery to remove one of his legs.
All Nigeria Latest News reported that this development were revealed on Monday on the official Instagram handle of the actor.
“As of 1 pm, noon today, Daddy has gone through 7 successful surgeries but to keep him alive and increase his chances of recovery one of his legs had to be amputated.,” the statement read in parts
“This development has been hard on us all but we’ve had to accept it as Daddy’s new reality to keep him alive.”
The family has also appealed to Nigerians to support the actor.
“Please we are still soliciting support from well-meaning Nigerians at this stage Daddy is still one very delicate one 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!”
The comic actor has been riding a wave of support from fans, colleagues, and well-wishers on various social media platforms as this development unfolds.