Nollywood legendry actor, John Okafor, a.k.a Mr Ibu, has cried out for prayers following his battle an unnamed illness which may lead to the amputation of his legs.
The ailing actor cried out hours after a video of his 63rd birthday in an undisclosed hospital in Lagos emerged on social media.
The actor, who did not disclose the nature of the illness, said that he risks losing his leg if the medication of the medical director doesn’t work.
He revealed further that he doesn’t want to lose legs as he has nowhere to go to.
Speaking in the video while in the hospital, he said,
“I have been down for so many weeks, all I’m hoping for is your prayers and assistance. I’ve been in the hospital, as I speak to you, I’m still lying down in the hospital. The medical director says in case his new idea didn’t work, the best idea is to cut off my leg, just see me, if they cut off my leg where will I go to?
Please be on prayers for me, talk to God Almighty, I don’t want my leg to be cut off. God bless you.”
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Ibu’s adopted daughter Jazmine Okafor also reposted the video on her Instagram account, begging for financial assistance.
She wrote, “I have never had to asked any help online in my life! Please this one time, am calling on everyone to come support daddy @realmribu, the best way we can financially, in prayers, in faith and believe! Every way possible! Thank you.”