Mr Ibu, the popular Nollywood comic actor has described al fake the news making the rounds on social media that he has been struck with stroke.

Nollywood comic actor, John Okafor, a.k.a Mr Ibu

News had on Thursday, flooded the social media, alleging that the 57-year-old iconic actor, John Okafor(his real name) was hit by a mysterious stroke shortly after he returned from a trip to Owerri.

The President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Emeka Rollas was even quoted as saying that ‘the  actor was fast recovering.’

The sad news generated deep concerns from industry watchers, especially fans of the actor, calling for prayers and support for him.

However, in the latest video published on his  Instagram Page, Mr Ibu, who is seen ‘loving up with his wife’, flayed the stroke report, saying he has handed those peddling the rumour to God.

He said: “Oh God! People are saying that I have a stroke that I am down with stroke, why?

“How can you announce somebody’s sickness and you have many, you don’t even announce one.

“I don’t have any stroke, please. This is my wife, my humble wife. Well, we hand over everything to God.”

Mr Ibu added: “I have been receiving calls from across the world, and I don’t know who is spreading this false news about me. I don’t know what they are saying. Na their papa get a stroke.” (NAN)

Facebook Comments