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Legendary Nollywood Actor John Okafor’s Burial Announced: Dates and Details Revealed

Legendary Nollywood Actor John Okafor's Burial Announced: Dates and Details Revealed

The family of the late Nollywood actor, John Okafor, has announced the date for his burial. Before his passing, Mr. Ibu had undergone the amputation of his leg following an undisclosed illness a few months earlier.

The actor’s family disclosed that he would be laid to rest in his hometown, Amuri, in the Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State.

In a statement co-signed by Ibu’s brother, Elder Sunday Okafor, they expressed their intention to honor the memory of their beloved with a hero’s burial. They invited all to join them on June 28th, 2024, as they bid farewell to their son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and in-law.

The burial ceremony will commence on June 25th with a high-profile novelty match, followed by “Mr. Ibu’s Night” on June 26th, featuring a candlelight procession and live entertainment.

A Christian Wake will be held on June 27th at his compound in Eziokwe Amuri, Nkanu West, while the funeral service will take place on June 28th. The five-day ceremony will conclude on June 30th with a Church Thanksgiving for family, friends, and well-wishers.

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