The Nkanu, Enugu-born actor who is loved for his comics in movies and stand-up comedy, according to a close family source, was hit by a mysterious stroke shortly after he returned from his trip to Owerri.
The source also confirmed that Mr Ibu is currently being taken care of by an undisclosed herbalist and is responding to treatment.
Confirming the story to e-NIGERIA! reporter, Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN President Emeka Rollas said: “I am aware that Mr Ibu is truly down with stroke, but he is fast recovering and need more of our prayers right now.”
John Okafor popularly known as Mr Ibu is a Nigerian actor and comedian.
Okafor is considered to be one of Nigeria’s most talented comic characters. His humorous acting is often characterised by stupidity, hilarious imbecility and a sharp disconnection from reality. He is aged 57.