Sickness: Veteran Actor Mr. Ibu Has Amputated One Leg

Veteran Nollywood actor John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, has amputated one leg. 
This was done to save the actor’s life due to his medical condition, according to a statement posted on his verified Instagram page on Monday.
It further mentioned that the seasoned actor has had seven successful surgeries, and while there is still hope for him, he still requires financial assistance from Nigerians.
The post reads: “Good afternoon, Nigerians.. We want to appreciate everyone that has come through for our dad, saying we are grateful is an understatement and only the good Lord can thank you all enough for every help you’ve rendered.
“As of 1 pm ,noon today, Daddy has gone through 7 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 but 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 as this stage Daddy his is still one very delicate one and he needs all the help he can get.
“Thank you everyone, the Okafor family is grateful and we don’t take you for granted. In due time daddy will personally acknowledge everyone who supported during this period as soon as he’s stable.”
Mr. Ibu revealed to his fans in a video he posted last month that he had been diagnosed with an illness he did not disclose.
The actor said that his doctor had told him that his leg would be amputated if the recommended treatment does not work.
Several Nigerians, including the Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation, came to his aid.
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