Nigerian veteran Nollywood comic actor, John Okafor, also known as Mr Ibu has undergone surgery to remove one of his legs to improve the chance of his recovery.
This was made known through his verified Instagram page on Monday by Mr Ibu’s daughter, it was disclosed that the comic actor had undergone seven successful surgeries in one day including amputation of his leg.
“As of 1pm today, Daddy has undergone seven successful surgeries but to keep him alive and increase his chances of recovery, one of his legs had to be amputated. This development has been hard on us all we’ve had to accept it as Daddy’s new reality to keep him alive.
Please we are still soliciting for support from well-meaning Nigerians,” the statement read in part.
It was earlier gathered that the actor’s family had disclosed that his legs may be amputated over undisclosed ailment last month.