Former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has made a public appeal to Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s candidate in the 2023 presidential election, to cover the medical expenses of John Mr. Ibu Okafor, an actor currently battling an undisclosed illness.
In a post on Wednesday, the well-known actor had taken to Instagram to seek financial assistance for his medical bills. Following the circulation of a video showing Mr. Ibu unwell, numerous individuals expressed their willingness to donate towards his treatment.
Joining the conversation regarding Mr. Ibu’s situation, Reno Omokri used his online platform to call upon his followers and the general public to support the actor.
He further urged the politician, Peter Obi, to step in and cover Mr. Ibu’s medical expenses.
Reno Omokri pointed out that the comedic actor had publicly supported Peter Obi during the February presidential election, and he believed it was now time for Peter Obi to reciprocate this support during Mr. Ibu’s moment of need.
In his statement, Reno Omokri expressed his sympathy for John Ikechukwu Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, due to his ailment.
He encouraged his followers to donate to the bank account number provided by Mr. Ibu, emphasizing the importance of responding to the actor’s call for help.