The family of popular Nigerian comic actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, has revealed that he underwent five successful surgeries and will soon travel offshore for more medical care.
This was made disclosed in a statement shared on the actor’s Instagram page on Tuesday, October 31.
It read, “We want to thank God and most especially the general public for their support, encouragement, and prayers during this trying period for our dad.
“We called on good Nigerians, and we are very grateful for the response in every aspect, most especially the donations; they came in very timely and very helpful.
“So far, Daddy has gone through five successful surgeries, and he is still recovering in the ICU. Daddy is immensely grateful, and we are thankful to the general public during this phase of our lives. Thank you, and as soon as Daddy is better, he will personally acknowledge all donations, respectively.
“We are still counting on all your prayers and unwavering support as we pray he gets stabilised quickly to enable us to fly him abroad for further advanced treatment. The John Okafor family is grateful to all Nigerians.”
It was reported earlier that Abubakar Bukola Saraki’s foundation has fully covered the medical bills of the ailing actor.