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Mr Ibu’s leg has been amputated — Family


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One of the legs of Nollywood actor, Mr John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu, has been amputated.

This was disclosed in a new statement made by the family.

According to the statement, one of the legs has been taken off to keep the comic actor alive.

Part of the statement which was posted by the actor’s adopted daughter, Jasmine on her official Instagram handle reads, “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 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. 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 for support from well-meaning Nigerians as 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 during this period as soon as he’s stable!”

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