Despite undergoing seven successful surgeries, the veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, professionally known as Mr Ibu, has revealed that one of his legs has been amputated.
In a statement issued by his family on Monday, said that the actor’s leg had to be amputated to save his life.
Recall that the actor who was critically ill had called for financial support from Nigerians.
The family disclosed that Mr Ibu underwent seven successful surgeries, also appreciating and blessing Nigerians for their support.
The statement read, “As of 1 pm, 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 for support from well meaning Nigerians as this stage Daddy is is still one very delicate one and he needs all the help he can get.
“Thank you everyone.