The Foundation of former Senate President Bukola Saraki has settled the medical bills of ailing Nollywood actor, John Okafor, better known as Mr Ibu.
This was done through the former Senate president’s ‘Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation’.
Mr. Ibu who had for sometime been suffering from an unnamed illness, had on Wednesday appealed to Nigerians to help him, saying he did not want his leg to be cut off.
Trending News learnt on Saturday that reacting to his appeal, the Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation on Friday settled Ibu’s bills.
Disclosing this on Twitter, now X platform, the foundation said: “The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation is honoured to have extended support to Mr John Okafor, also known as Mr. Ibu, a renowned comedic icon who has graced our screens and brought joy and laughter to countless homes over the past four decades.
“When we learned of his health challenges and the financial burdens associated with his medical treatment, we felt a deep sense of responsibility to assist. We promptly paid off his entire medical expenses as of Wednesday.
“We encourage everyone who can to come forward and assist in any capacity, whether it’s through financial contributions, moral support, or prayers. We wish him a swift and complete recovery.”