The Nigerian popular comic actor, John Okafor, (a.k.a) Mr. Ibu has debunked the circulating rumours that he is currently down with stroke, saying “Na their papa get stroke.”
Mr. Ibu, who spoke exclusively with Vanguard News on the telephone said he is hale and hearty, adding that he is not suffering from any ailment.
In his words, “ Na so I hear oooo. I am hale and hearty. I am speaking from my house, in Lekki.”
“I have been receiving calls from across the world since today. I don’t know who is spreading this false news about me. I don’t know what they are saying. Na their papa get stroke.”
News broke out on 4th April,2019 that the popular comic actor was hit by a mysterious stroke shortly after he returned from his recent trip to Owerri.
An alleged comment made by the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Mr. Emeka Rollas was quoted as saying that the Enugu State-born actor is fast recovering.
The 57-year-old Nkanu, Enugu-born actor is famous for his comics in movies and stand-up comedy.