Veteran Nollywood actor Mr Ibu who died 2 March is going to be buried on 28 June 2024. See why

The passing of the beloved veteran Nollywood icon and comedian, John Okafor, affectionately known as Mr. Ibu, has left a profound void in the hearts of many. His departure on Saturday, March 2, at the age of 62, marked the end of an era filled with laughter and unparalleled talent.

In honor of his remarkable contributions to the entertainment industry, an official statement has announced that Mr. Ibu’s final resting place will be on the 28th of June. The solemn occasion will be held in his hometown of Amuri, nestled within the picturesque landscapes of Nkanu West Local Government Area in Enugu State.

The funeral proceedings are set to encompass a five-day commemoration, paying tribute to the illustrious career and cherished memories of the late actor. Preceding the burial, a series of events will be organized to celebrate the life and legacy of this iconic figure.

The Okafor family, residing in Eziokwe Amuri, Nkanu West LGA, extends an earnest invitation to all who have been touched by Mr. Ibu’s warmth and humor. Their heartfelt statement emphasizes the profound impact he has had as a son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and in-law.

“We invite you to join us in bidding farewell to our beloved icon, whose laughter resonated in the hearts of millions. Let us come together to honor his memory and cherish the laughter and joy he brought into our lives,” the family expressed.

As friends, fans, and colleagues gather to pay their respects, the Okafor family seeks solace in the collective embrace of those who shared in Mr. Ibu’s journey. Together, they will celebrate the best and final moments with their beloved patriarch, ensuring that his spirit lives on in the memories of all who were touched by his incomparable wit and charm.

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