Sun. Apr 21st, 2024


The Igbo Movie Producers Association of Nigeria (IMPAN), has mourned the death of the veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu who died at 62.

The President of IMPAN, JohnPaul Nwanganga in an interview in Enugu on Saturday said that Ibu’s death is a great loss to the movie industry.

“I have just confirmed about his death from a close friend that took him to hospital. He died in a hospital in Lagos.

“Right now, I am heartbroken over the sad news”.

“I enjoin the family to take heart that after all the things he went through he has left to be with his creator”.

He, however, urged Nigerians to love one another as nobody knows tomorrow.

According to reports, the news of Ibu’s death broke out on Saturday evening.

According to multiple reports from sources close to him, the veteran comedian passed away at Evercare hospital.

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