ABUJA, OCTOBER 12, 2016 – John Okafor, comic actor also known as Mr. Ibu, has revealed that he will be celebrating his birthday in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital come October 17 when he will be a year older.Speaking to reporters in Abuja last week, the Enugu State born actor said that he has concluded all arrangements towards having a successful birthday bash in Abakaliki.
Mr Ibu disclosed during the chat that there will be a novelty football match between the Enugu State EXCO and ex-internationals to be played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium in Enugu in honour of the state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
Ibu also said he expects top movie stars as well as former Super Eagles Captains like Chairman Christian Chukwu and Nwankwo Kanu to be in attendance.
The Kingdom Lottery brand ambassador further disclosed that he decided to take his birthday celebration to Ebonyi State this year due to the interest shown in the movie industry by its Governor, Dave Umahi.
The bash, he said, will be coordinated by his international manager, Okechukwu Nwuzor. It will be recalled that Mr. Ibu celebrated his birthday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State last year.