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Nollywood Legend, Mr Ibu Dies At 62

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Nollywood Legend, Mr Ibu Dies At 62

 

Mr Ibu, Nollywood veteran, has died. The actor, whose real name is John Okarfor, was 62.

 

According to multiple reports from sources close to him, the veteran comedian passed away at Evercare Hospital. Many fans have shared condolences on X (formerly Twitter), reminiscing on movies the late actor has featured in.

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Confirming his death, the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Emeka Rollas, posted a message on his Facebook page.

According to Rollas, “Sad day for Actors Guild of Nigeria.

 

“Kate Henshaw lost her mother earlier today and Mr Ibu suffered cardiac arrest according to his manager for 24 years, Mr Don Single Nwuzor.

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“I announce with (a) deep sense of grief that Mr Ibu didn’t make it.”

 

Details surrounding his death are still expected. Also, Mr Ibu’s family and representatives have yet to comment publicly.

 

The actor had been battling health issues since October 2023 and had undergone multiple surgeries that led to the amputation of his leg.

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However, updates from his family in November indicated he was recovering.

 

The news of his death comes less than 24 hours after the demise of Quadri Oyebamiji popularly known as Sisi Quadri, another Veteran Nollywood Actor.

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