- In a recent tearjerker of a video, Mr. Ibu and his doting wife struck a chord with fans. The footage caught the ailing movie icon in a heartfelt moment, offering up prayers for his wife, Stella Maris, from the confines of his hospital bed.
- In that very instant, the actor, conversing in his native Igbo tongue, dropped some pearls of wisdom for the younger crowd, stressing the importance of marrying a good woman
Veteran comic actor, John Ikechukwu Okafor, fondly referred to as Mr. Ibu, has touched the hearts of his fans through a recent hospital update.
In the video, the unwell film icon poured out his profound appreciation for his beloved wife, Stella Maris Okafor, who stood resolutely by his side during this trying period, despite the tribulations they’ve encountered in their marriage.
Even in his feeble condition on the hospital bed, Mr. Ibu voiced heartfelt prayers for his wife, wishing her a life overflowing with blessings and happiness.
Conversing in his native Igbo dialect, the actor passed down sage advice to the younger generation, underlining the significant value of selecting a reliable and caring life companion.
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The video melted the hearts of fans, leaving some overjoyed that the veteran actor is on the path to recovery.
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The movie star’s plight recently touched the hearts of Nigerians after a video of him bedridden in the hospital on his birthday circulated online.
A public statement was shared recently to update kind Nigerians and well-wishers who donated to get the actor better treatment.
In the press statement, it was explained that Mr Ibu has undergone five successful surgeries and is currently recovering in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Heartfelt gratitude was also expressed to Nigerians who showed up and donated large sums of money to get Mr Ibu back on his feet again.
It was stated that when the actor fully recovers, he would personally thank those who donated. Mr Ibu’s family asked for more prayers and assistance to get the actor flown abroad for better treatment.