Nollywood Stars Pay Tribute to John ‘Mr Ibu’ Okafor Following His Sad Passing


John Okafor, actor and comedian, popularly known as Mr Ibu has passed away.

The National President of the Actor Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas, confirmed the sad news of Mr Ibu’s passing on his Instagram page on Saturday night. According to Emeka Rollas, Mr Ibu suffered from cardiac arrest and, unfortunately, did not survive. Don Single Nwuzor, who was Mr Ibu’s manager for 24 years, reported the news of his cardiac arrest.

Mr Ibu was widely recognized for his comedic roles in numerous films, including “Mr. Ibu,” which co-starred fellow actor Osita Iheme. Some of his other notable films include “The Eve,” “London Fever,” “Issakaba,” “Mr. Ibu and His Son,” and many more.

See tributes from his colleagues below:

Our deepest condolences go out to Mr Ibu’s family and loved ones during this difficult time. His presence and contributions to the Nigerian film industry will be deeply missed.





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