Bukola Saraki Foundation Clears Bills of Ailing Veteran Nollywood Actor, Mr. Ibu.
The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation has extended a helping hand to veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, who has been battling with a health condition.
In a statement released on Thursday, the foundation said it was honored to have been able to assist Mr. Ibu with his medical expenses.
“The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation is honoured to have extended support to Mr John Okafor also known as Mr. Ibu, a renowned comedic icon who has graced our screens and brought joy and laughter to countless homes over the past four decades,” the statement read.
“When we learned of his recent health challenges and the financial burdens associated with his medical treatment, we felt a deep sense of responsibility to assist in any way we could. We promptly paid off his entire medical expenses as of Wednesday.”
The foundation also encouraged others to come forward and assist Mr. Ibu in any way they can.
“We encourage everyone who can to come forward and assist in any capacity, whether it’s through financial contributions, moral support, or prayers,” the statement said.
“We wish him a swift and complete recovery.”
Mr. Ibu has been in the Nollywood industry for over four decades and has starred in numerous films, including “Mr. Ibu,” “Osuofia in London,” and “Aki na Ukwa.” He is one of the most popular and beloved comedians in Nigeria.
The news of the Bukola Saraki Foundation’s assistance to Mr. Ibu has been met with praise from many Nigerians. Many have taken to social media to commend the foundation for its generosity and to wish Mr. Ibu a speedy recovery.
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