In the latest post on Mr Ibu”s Instagram page, Okafor’s daughter stressed that he had undergone five different surgeries and is currently in recovery in the intensive care unit. Going on, she thanked Nigerians for their support, contributions and prayers on behalf of the entire family.
So far Daddy has gone through 5 successful surgeries, and he is still recovering in the ICU. Daddy is immensely grateful and we are thankful to the general public during this phase of our lives. We called on Good Nigerians and we are very grateful for the response in every aspect most especially the donations, it came in very timely and very helpful. We are still counting on all your prayers and unwavering support as we pray he gets stabilized quickly to enable us to fly him abroad for further advanced treatment. The John Okafor family is grateful to all Nigerians.”