A video of veteran Nigerian comedian John Ikechukwu Okafor, better known as Mr Ibu, begging for help on a hospital bed goes viral. His wife, Stella Okafor and his famous adopted daughter, Jasmine, have released an emotional video begging for the support of Nigerians.
“We need money to fly him abroad for treatment” – Jasmine says
In the viral clip, Mr Ibu’s daughter, Jasmine, solicited funds and support from Nigerians so that the veteran could be flown out of the country for treatment.
Renowned blogger Tunde Ednut reposted the video, and it got a tremendous response. One of those who reacted to the video was Paul Okoye of the PSquare duo, who noted that he, his brothers and Davido were already planning to help Mr Ibu.
Reactions trail Mr Ibu’s video soliciting funds
See how Nigerians responded to the viral video: @mrfunny1_: “Your a legend as far as am concerned Daddy !! Money sent and I pray for great recovery.” @crazeclown: “Prayers are important and also whatever you can send will be appreciated Let’s do our own bit and share on our platforms nothing is too small. God bless you sir.
@unusualphyna: “Sent❤️ get well daddy.
@judyaustin1: “Nothing will happen to you sir in Jesus Name Amen.” @obi_cubana: “It is well Mazi Ibu.” @iamkingrudy: “We are on it with @davido.” @solom_music: “I just credited him. This man deserves more. He made our childhood so fun.” @realwarripikin: “Sent! get well soon Daddy❤️❤️.” @luckyudu: “Your legs won’t be cut off.” @am__cubana__001: “Have sent something to the acct ….this man made my childhood life easy and happy ❤️get well soon.