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Unveiling Nollywood’s Most Bankable Actors (2) – JOHN OKAFOR

John Okafor

John Okafor

John Ikechukwu Okafor, or Mr. Ibu, after his most-popular role in a movie of the setting, is one of Nollywood’s funniest characters. He was born in Ankanu Local Government Area, Enugu State. His humorous acting is often characterized by stupidity and hilarious imbecility.
The married-with-children thespian was born on October 17, 1961 and has acted in more than 70 movies including the very popular Mr. Ibu (2004), Mr. Ibu in London (2004), Police Recruit (2003), 9 Wives (2005), Ibu in Prison (2006); Sherikoko (with Funke Akindele); My Yori Yori and Keziah (2007). He is a brand ambassador for Globacom; MultiChoice’s Gotv as well as MerryBet.

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