According to a close source, the 57-year-old, Enugu State-born actor has been down for a while with a mysterious stroke shortly after he returned from his recent trip to Owerri. He has asked Nigerians to pray for him at this period.
The source also confirmed that Mr. Ibu is currently being taken care of by an undisclosed traditional doctor and is responding to treatment.
Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) President, Emeka Rollas, who confirmed the story on Thursday, said the actor is fast recovering. He said:
“I am aware that Mr Ibu is truly down with stroke, but he is fast recovering and need more of our prayers right now.”