One Of My Father’s Legs Amputated To Keep Him Alive, Says Mr Ibu’s Daughter

In order to improve his chances of recovery, one of the legs of veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, a.k.a Mr Ibu, has been amputated.

In a statement issued via his verified Instagram page on Monday by Mr Ibu’s daughter, it was disclosed that the comic actor had undergone seven successful surgeries in one day including amputation of his leg.

“As of 1pm today, Daddy has undergone 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 we’ve had to accept it as Daddy’s new reality to keep him alive.

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“Please we are still soliciting for support from well-meaning Nigerians,” the statement read in part.

LEADERSHIP reports that the actor’s family had disclosed that his legs may be amputated over undisclosed ailment last month.

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