The family of sick legendary Nigerian actor John Okafor, often known as Mr. Ibu, has announced that he has had five successful operations.
The actor’s family announced this in a statement posted on his verified Instagram account on Tuesday, which provided an update on his health situation.
The actor is presently recovering in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital institution where he is being treated, according to the statement.
They also indicated that whenever Mr. Ibu’s present condition improves, he would be transferred abroad for further treatment.
The family, on the other hand, thanks all Nigerians who have helped the actor in whatever way during this difficult period.
They also informed Mr. Ibu that he will personally acknowledge all donations received thus far at the proper moment.
“We want to thank God and especially the general public for their support, encouragement, and prayers during this trying period for our father,” the statement said.
“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.
“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 appreciate all the donations made to this account, and soon as daddy is better he will personally acknowledge all donations respectively!
“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.”