The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation has fully covered the
medical expenses of the renowned Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known
as Mr. Ibu.
This was made known in a statement shared on the
foundation’s Facebook page on Friday.
The statement said, “The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation
is honoured to have extended support to Mr John Okafor also known as Mr. Ibu, a
renowned comedic icon who has graced our screens and brought joy and laughter
to countless homes over the past four decades.
“When we learned of his recent health challenges and the
financial burdens associated with his medical treatment, we felt a deep sense
of responsibility to assist in any way we could. We promptly paid off his
entire medical expenses as of Wednesday.
“We encourage everyone who can to come forward and assist in
any capacity, whether it’s through financial contributions, moral support, or
“We wish him a swift and complete recovery.”
Mr Ibu had on Wednesday taken to social media to beg
Nigerians for money for treatment.
He confirmed that he is battling with a serious ailment that
could cost him his legs.
The video shared had a caption that read:
“Dear Good people of Nigeria, we are counting on your
support at these point, we need it the most. Access Bank 1685687982. John
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