Today (October 17) is the birthday of Nollywood funnyman, John Okafor. He is from Enugu State, Nigeria. He has acted in many movies but the movie entitled ‘Mr. IBU’ brought him to limelight. John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, is a multi-talented ‘idiot.’ An actor, a comedian, singer, humorous master of ceremony, a Federation of International… Football Association (FIFA) licensed agent and a playwright.
This Nollywood comic actor, John Okafor, (Mr. Ibu), is a year older today, The Eziokwe, Nkanu Local Government Area of Enugu State actor, who has hundreds of movies to his credit including the very popular movie from where he got his name, ‘Mr. Ibu’, ‘Police Recruit’, ‘Mr. Ibu in London’, ‘Mr. Ibu in Cameroon,’ ‘9 Wives’, ‘Keziah’ and many others, became a widely recognized face in the Nigerian movie industry in 2004 when he played the lead role in the movie titled ‘Mr. Ibu’.
Since then, he has established himself as one of the most talented comic characters in the Nollywood industry, often depicting some silly performances. He is one of Nigeria’sfavourite actors at the moment.