Nigeria’s celebrated Nollywood comic act, John Okafor, AKA, Mr. Ibu said he would be celebrating his birthday in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State on the 17th of this month when he will be a year older. The Enugu State-born actor disclosed this while speaking to reporters in Abuja last week, noting that he had concluded all arrangements towards having a successful birthday bash in Ebonyi State.
The comic actor also disclosed during the chat that there would be novelty football match between the Enugu state EXCO and ex-internationals. It would be played in honour of Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium in Enugu, during the week leading to his birthday bash in Ebonyi. The kingdom lottery brand ambassador further disclosed that he decided to take his birthday celebration to Ebonyi this year due to the interest shown in the movie industry by the Governor of the state, Dave Umahi.
Mr. Ibu also disclosed that the novelty football match to be played in Enugu would also parade top movie stars, as well as former Super Eagles Captains, Chairman Christian Chukwu and Nwankwo Kanu. The birthday bash to be held in Abakaliki is coordinated by his international manager, Okechukwu Nwuzor (Don Singles).