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Mr. Ibu goes home on June 28

The funeral date of late Nollywood actor John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, has been revealed by his family.

The late actor will be laid to rest on June 28, 2024, at his hometown of Amuri, in the Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, according to a statement from the family announcing the burial plans.

Mr. Ibu goes home on June 28

“We would like to honor the loving memory of our hero and legend, John Ikechukwu Okafor, who even in death left a legacy of love, laughter, and liveliness,” says the Okafor family of Eziokwe Amuri, Nkanu West LGA in Enugu State.

On June 28, 2024, we would be grateful for your distinguished attendance as we put to rest our son, husband, father, grandpa, brother, uncle, and in-law.

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“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 wrap up on Sunday, June 30, with a church Thanksgiving for family members, friends, and sympathizers.

Mr. Ibu died last month while in hospital receiving treatment

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