“To keep him alive we had to cut one of his legs” – Mr Ibu’s daughter, Jasmine confirms his leg amputation after 7 successful surgery

Jasmine Okafor, daughter of veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu has confirmed his leg amputation.

Just a while ago, VeryDarkMan reported that the actor’s leg was amputated.

He noted that despite the fact that people had worked hard, garnered fund to prevent his leg from being amputated, the feared outcome still came.

He disclosed that the performer’s close friends, family, and acquaintances had betrayed him by taking advantage of his illness and leaving him in need of assistance.

John Okafor aka Mr Ibu

Jasmine confirmed it via a press release posted on her Instagram page, stating that he has had seven successful surgeries and that one of his legs had to be amputated to improve his chances of recovery.

She claims that they have had a very difficult time adjusting to this change, but they had to embrace his new reality.

... reads:

“Good afternoon, Nigerians…

“We want to appreciate everyone who 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 p.m., 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 support from well-meaning Nigerians as this stage Daddy 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 him during this period as soon as he’s stable!

“For future donations and support please send to
John, I Okafor
Access bank
Thank you”.