Peter Okoye, a renowned artist, has extended his support to the veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, famously known as Mr Ibu. In an Instagram post, Mr. P described Mr. Ibu as a source of joy for countless people and called on the public to assist him both financially and with their prayers.
Sharing a heartfelt video in which Mr. Ibu and his family appeal for donations and prayers, the actor disclosed that his doctor had mentioned the possibility of amputating his leg if further medical interventions proved ineffective.
Despite being skeptical about amputation, Mr. Ibu sought prayers and expressed his apprehension about what life would be like without his leg.
Peter Okoye, reposting Mr. Ibu's account details, stated:
“Our very own @realmribu (John Okafor) needs our help as he goes through a medical challenge. Our Nollywood legends deserve better; it's time for us, the people, to show him love for bringing joy to our screens all these years. I am pledging my support for him 100% 🙏🏽 My dear colleagues, friends, family, and fans, please support him in any way you can! He needs our prayers and financial support in this challenging time. Praying for his speedy recovery. May God heal you permanently, our dear veteran. 🙏🏽
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The post serves as a call to action for the entertainment industry and the public to rally behind Mr. Ibu during this trying period in his life.