Famous Nollywood entertainer, John Okafor, known as Mr Ibu, has been hospitalized of late and is mentioning monetary guide from Nigerians to settle his doctor’s visit expenses.
Weakly, he noted that he is at risk of having his leg amputated if he is unable to receive the proper treatments.
“While I am hoping for prayers and assistance, as I speak to you I am still lying down in the hospital. The medical director of this hospital said that in case his new idea does not work, the next idea is to cut off my leg. Just see me, if they cut off my leg where would I go? Pray for me, I don’t want my leg to be cut off, thank you so much, God, bless you,” said the actor.
Okafor’s wife and daughter were also in the video, beckoning on Nigerians to keep them in their prayers and lend financial assistance where necessary
She said, “I’ve been the one handling the bills and I am financially drained, we can’t do it alone. He’s not getting better, some days it looks like he is and other days it looks like he is getting worse.
“We are still at the hospital and they want to transfer him to another hospital because he is not getting better. We want to appeal to Nigerian individuals or organisations to please fly daddy abroad for better treatment. This is not the first time daddy is down like this.”
He mark his 62nd birthday in his emergency clinic room encompassed by family on October 17. In the video presented on his page, Okafor was clearly in torment while sitting up before his cake, and the impacted leg was enlarged.