On Wednesday, the ace actor pleaded for financial assistance and prayers while expressing concern that his legs might be amputated.
Since a video of Ibu on the sickbed hit the internet, several people have taken to the comment section of the Instagram post to announce their donations for the ailing actor.
Joining the fray, Okoye, via an Instagram post, called on his colleagues and fans to support the actor.
Okoye, a member of the music group Psquare, said Nollywood legends like Ibu deserves better for “bringing joy to our screens all these years”.
“Our very own @realmribu (John Okafor) needs our help as he goes through a medical challenge. Our Nollywood legends deserve better, its time for we the people to show him love for bringing joy to our screens all these years. I am pledging my support for him 100% 🙏🏽 My dear colleagues, friends, family, and fans pls support him in any little way you can!” he said.
“He needs our prayers and financial support in this challenging time. Praying for his speedy recovery. May God heal you permanently our dear veteran.”