Popular Nigerian actor Mr. Ibu, In an Interview with Nigizietv recounted his near-death experience after he was poisoned by his staff whom he alleged was paid by his kinsmen to murder him.
Born John Okafor but better known as Mr. Ibu, he is a celebrated entertainer and is well known for his comic roles in Nollywood.
He said “I nor dey take alcohol and people go say the belle is big. All the food wen I dey chop na small food since they give me that poison. I don dey take medicine so the thing don dey come down now I don dey see my legs. Before I nor dey see my legs,”
According to the Nollywood star, he was placed on medication that helped with the swelling of his stomach.
Talking about how he could have been dead and become another story, he says his big stomach is as a result of the incident and used to be bigger than what it is now.
He said,“I don’t take alcohol up till now. Some people say I don’t take Alcohol yet my stomach is big, The belly is an idiot. It was after they gave me that poison. It was bigger than this before. If you had seen it, it was like a foam. I took medicine and it began to come down. Before I wasn’t able to see my legs.
They took me to Nnewi, saying we had a show. They held me there and beat me up. They beat me and then inserted poison in my mouth and ran away, leaving me there. It was my boys and dancers that came and carried me home. It was in Enugu that I woke up. God said no, you are not going yet.”
The actor recently spoke about the happenings in Nigeria saying that the things going on are orchestrated by evil people who do not have the peace and unity of Nigeria at their hearts.
He said: “Danger everywhere. There is no more love in Nigeria. What we are witnessing is constant attacks, killings everywhere. All these things are the signs of the end time. We should pray for God to have mercy on Nigeria so that all these happenings orchestrated by evil people will come to an end.”