Fans and admirers of Nollywood actor John Okafor, also known as Mr Ibu, are sending him their well wishes as he celebrates his birthday in the hospital.
On Tuesday, the veteran turned 62 and spent his birthday in the hospital with his wife and children.
Jasmine Okafor, his daughter, had shared a devastating video of him on a hospital bed with a cake and juice pack in front of him as he sat up in pain to rejoice with them.
She conveyed her heartbreak at seeing him spend what was supposed to be a happy day in the hospital. She added that the veteran has been battling for the previous two weeks and is still alive.
Jasmine added that her greatest desire for him is to see him healthy and back on his feet.
“Happy birthday Daddy @realmribu! It breaks my heart that we are celebrating you today from the Hospital bed. My greatest wish today is that God crowns you with Divine healing, good health, and many more happy years. These last two weeks, you have fought a good fight and you are still standing tall. We are here for you! Victory assured. Speedy recovery papa”.
— Zeuzoflagos_backup (@zeuz_of_lagos2) October 18, 2023
Happy birthday to one of Nollywood finest Mr. Ibu as he celebrates with his family from a hospital bed pic.twitter.com/grgqj1kExO
— prince101 (@prince_em88) October 17, 2023
Taking to her comment section, many rained prayers on the veteran.
One Vera Nnadi wrote, “Quick recovery Dad.
One Enican Keze wrote, “Divine healing upon you
One Forever Joco wrote, “Healing in Jesus name
One Vera Jane Francis wrote, “I pray for God’s healing upon you
One Tep Organics Spa wrote, “Please get well soon
One Ada Prechy wrote, “Best recovery our legend
One Nurse Ommy wrote, “Divine healing I pray
One Sandra wrote, “May the good God give him a birthday gift of healing
One Michelle Chodor wrote, “May the good Lord continue to keep you in good health in mind and body in Jesus’ name Amen
One Calabar Bridal Hair Fascinator wrote, “Divine healing is yours
One Xabel Power wrote, “One of the greatest pains is to see your parents getting old and fragile that kind of pain hits differently
One Hair By Ijefine wrote, “God please grant him good health