Unfortunately, the comedic actor Mr Ibu has passed away.

After a prolonged struggle with blood clotting in his leg, veteran actor John Okafor, also known as Mr Ibu, has passed away. He died in a Lagos state hospital on Saturday, March 2nd.

According to family sources, the actor has been on life support after he underwent a second surgery for his ailment recently. The family source said that his blood pressure has been over 200 after he had the surgery and that efforts were being made to stabilize it before he sadly passed away this evening. 

Facing persistent blood clotting issues in his leg due to diseased blood vessels and enduring various health challenges, the actor sought financial aid publicly in October 2023. Although there were intentions to send him overseas for additional medical treatment, his doctors canceled the plan, deeming him unfit to travel.

During the cause of his treatment, his leg was amputated in November 2023.

The actor is survived by his wife and children. He was 62 years old.

 The veteran actor was very famous for his sterling interpretation of humorous roles in movies. 

May his soul rest in peace, Amen. 

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