Mr. Ibu, a 62-year-old Nigerian Comedy Actor, Allegedly Passes Away

John Okafor, also known as Mr. Ibu, was a beloved Nigerian actor, and the news of his purported death sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry.

As reported by various sources, the veteran comedian died at the age of 62, at Evercare Hospital, leaving behind a legacy of laughter and joy in the hearts of fans across Nigeria and beyond.

There has been no public statement from Mr Ibu’s family and representatives.

Since October 2023, the actor has been facing health challenges and has had to undergo several surgeries, resulting in the amputation of his leg. However, his family’s latest reports in November suggested that he was on the mend.

Mr. Ibu gained fame for his comedic talent and charm, captivating audiences with his distinctive style and perfect comedic timing. He quickly became a popular and cherished figure in the Nigerian film industry and beyond.

News of Mr. Ibu’s passing has led to an overwhelming response of tributes and condolences from fans, fellow actors, and industry colleagues. Social media is filled with posts mourning and honouring the legendary entertainer’s life and impact.

Aside from his acting skills, Mr. Ibu was adored for his friendly nature and captivating charm, winning over fans in all aspects of his life.

His captivating charisma and sincere kindness made him a cherished cultural figure in Nigeria and around the world.

Mr. Ibu’s iconic performances and comedic genius are cherished by fans who celebrate the joy and laughter he brought into their lives.

His impact endures with the iconic characters and memorable scenes he portrayed on screen.

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His passing was reported less than a day after Quadri Oyebamiji, also known as Sisi Quadri, another esteemed Nollywood actor, passed away.

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