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Mr. Ibu’s Leg amputated, REASON

The former manager to Nollywood  actor John Okafor, popularly called Mr Ibu, has open up on the reason why one of Ibu’s legs was amputated.

According to him the amputation became unavoidable when it was lately discovered that infection has taking over the arteries at the ankle which was not detected early enough.

It was reported that the actor has had seven successful surgeries, including an amputation of one of hi’s legs.

However, speaking with Kpomkwem News correspondent in a phone interview on Thursday, Chochoo confirmed that the actor was responding to treatment.

“I was with him up until yesterday. I worked as Mr Ibu’s manager for over a decade.

“He is responding well to treatment; he is gradually healing.

ChoChoo also touched on the actor’s medical journey, saying doctors have continued to treat several ailments one after the other, adding that the amputation came to being following an infection of his artery that was not caught early enough.

“The doctors are treating everything one after the other. What led to the amputation of one of his legs was an infection that affected one of the arteries at the ankle.

“Blood wasn’t flowing into the leg, which was not detected on time. When it was, it had become too late, causing the doctors to decide on the amputation.

Chochoo also stated that the surgery was done in Nigeria, but the actor will soon be flown abroad for further treatment.

“The surgery was done in Nigeria. He will soon be flown out of the country for further treatment but for now, he is being cared for in Nigeria.”

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