Mr Ibu’s Death: Timeline Of His Illness That Cost Him His Leg

Mr Ibu Is Dead After Battle With Blood Cells Disease, Leg Amputation

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Renowned Nollywood icon, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, has tragically passed away at the age of 62. Reports indicate that he breathed his last at Evercare Hospital in Lagos on March 2, 2024, though an official statement from his family is awaited.

The actor battled severe health challenges last year, including a critical struggle with diseased blood cells and persistent blood clotting in his leg. Despite undergoing seven surgeries, his condition deteriorated to the extent that one of his legs had to be amputated in a desperate bid to prolong his life.

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The gravity of his health crisis remained undisclosed until his family’s appeal for financial aid to cover mounting medical expenses. Mr Ibu spent his 62nd birthday in October 2023 confined to a hospital bed, surrounded by loved ones, as he fought valiantly against his illness. His legacy as an iconic figure in Nigerian cinema will endure, leaving behind a profound impact on audiences worldwide.

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She covers a wide range of topics, from celebrity interviews to industry trends and film reviews.

As an Entertainment Reporter for Prime Business Africa, She continues to provide comprehensive and insightful coverage of the entertainment industry, offering readers an insider's perspective on the latest developments and trends. She is a trusted source for breaking news, exclusive interviews, and thought-provoking analyses.

Somto is dedicated to providing valuable information and entertainment to her audience while upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

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