Late actor, Mr Ibu to be buried June 28

Late Nollywood actor, John Okafor will be laid to rest on June 28, 2024.

The announcement was made by Ibu’s brother, Elder Sunday Okafor, who stood as the mouthpiece of the deceased’s family.

Sunday said the late actor will be buried like a hero in his hometown Amuri, in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State.

“The Okafor family in Eziokwe Amuri, Nkanu West LGA in Enugu State wishes to honour the loving memory of our hero and legend John Ikechukwu Okafor who even in death has left a legacy of love, laughter and liveliness.

“We would appreciate your esteemed presence as we lay to rest our son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and in-law on the 28th of June 2024.

“Kindly join us as we share the best and last moments with our icon,” the statement stated.

The statement said the burial ceremony would begin on Tuesday, June 25th with a high-profiled novelty match, while on Wednesday, June 26, there would be a session called Mr Ibu’s Night, which would involve candlelight procession and live entertainment.

On June 27, a Christian Wake will be held at his compound in Eziokwe Amuri, Nkanu West while the funeral service will take place on June 28.

The 5-day burial ceremony will be wrapped up on Sunday, 30th June, with a Church Thanksgiving for family members, friends and well-wishers.