Mr Ibu finally laid to rest in his hometown

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Today marks a solemn day for fans, colleagues, and loved ones of the late veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, as he is laid to rest in his hometown.

It may be recalled that the beloved actor passed away earlier this year after battling health issues.

The news of Mr Ibu’s demise was confirmed by Emeka Rollas, the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, back in March, triggering an outpouring of grief from fans, colleagues, and family members.

Known for his comedic prowess and memorable roles, Mr Ibu’s demise has left a void in the hearts of many who grew up watching his films and admiring his talent.

Late Mr.Ibu.

On Wednesday night, a night of tribute was held in honor of the late actor, drawing a crowd of his fellow actors and admirers from the industry.

Photos from the event show Mr Ibu’s wife and children in a solemn mood as they paid their final respects to their beloved husband and father.

Today’s burial ceremony in Enugu State saw an outpouring of grief, with attendees reflecting on Mr Ibu’s legacy and the impact he had on both the industry and the lives of those who knew him.

Clips and videos shared on social media platform X depict mourners dressed in somber outfits.

See below;

Mr Ibu’s burials. May his soul rest in peace.

Since he died, it was like there were no more comic stars. pic.twitter.com/fyxvC0l0aU

— Afamefuna Eze (@AfamEze412767) June 28, 2024

Mr Ibu ongoing burial currently in Enugu, may God rest his soul, we miss a legend
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— Ó.G.B of Africa (@OGBdeyforyou) June 28, 2024

Video from actor Late Mr Ibu’s funeral currently holding in Enugu.
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— micheal juwon (@VoxMachinery) June 28, 2024

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