Nigerian comedy king, John Okafor more
commonly known as Mr. Ibu has revealed for
the first time he once escaped an attempt by
his friend to have him killed for sacrifice. Mr.
Ibu said although he was already sold out by this friend,
he managed to escape by the “Help of God.
“This is something I haven’t spoken about
anywhere,” he told Bola Ray. “A friend of mine
sold me for sacrifice once. I was just there
and they were calling price over my head like that. Speaking in their local language thinking I
wouldn’t understand but I understood
everything.” Ibu said the incident happened
somewhere in 1979, before he started acting.
The Nollywood actor is considered to be one
of Nigeria’s most talented comic characters. His humorous acting is often characterised by
stupidity, hilarious imbecility and a sharp
disconnection from reality. He was born on 17
October 1961.He is married with seven
children.He said he tried selling his kidney to save his family from kidnappers..