Mr Ibu expresses gratitude to God as he recounts near death experience

Renowned  Nollywood star, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, has revealed details about his prolonged absence from the limelight due to illness.

It was gathered that In 2019, he alleged that he was poisoned by those envious of his successful career.

In May 2022, on the occasion of their wedding anniversary, the actor’s wife, Stella informed he had been readmitted in the hospital prior for food poisoning.

In April, the 61-year-old confirmed that he was back stronger after being poisoned for the third time in about three years.

Speaking with Vanguard in an interview, Mr Ibu claimed his travails were orchestrated by haters bent on ending his life.

Mr. Ibu disclosed that he had experienced a near-death encounter and had even begun seeing people on the “other side”. However, he expressed gratitude to God for restoring him to good health.

“At the time, I didn’t know what happened. I left! So, whatever I was saying they recorded it. I was saying something like somebody who is going mad. I wasn’t actually seeing anybody. But on the other side where I was at that time, I was seeing some dead people.. God brought me back.”

In addition, Okafor mentioned that his enemies were happy about his sickness and expected him to die, but God intervened and saved him.

He concluded by reflecting on the valuable lesson he learned from his ordeal, expressing surprise and gratitude for still being alive.