Famous Nigerian actor John Ikechukwu Okafor, better known as Mr. Ibu, has reached out to the public for assistance through social media. The actor, who has been battling illness, revealed that his health has deteriorated and now requires surgery.
In a video shared on Instagram, Mr. Ibu appealed to fellow Nigerians for both financial aid and prayers. He posted his bank account details for those willing to offer financial support.
He wrote in the caption, “Dear Good people of Nigeria, we are counting on your support. At this point of need. Access Bank 1685687982 John Ikechukwu Okafor.”
The actor explained that the doctor had suggested that if the current treatments do not succeed, the last resort would be amputation of his leg. In the video, he expressed his reluctance to undergo such a procedure and asked for prayers from well-wishers.
In the video, Mr. Ibu’s daughter, Jasmine, and his wife also made pleas for assistance.
You can watch the video for more details.