The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has responded to recent reports about the health of its member, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu.
In a statement released by the guild's Director of Communications, Kate Henshaw, AGN emphasized that the guild has been consistently supporting Mr. Ibu, even before the public disclosure of his health status.
The statement also highlighted the guild's commitment to supporting its members, particularly in matters of health. AGN urged the public to disregard any rumors to the contrary and expressed hope for Mr. Ibu's speedy recovery.
The statement in part said, "We are compelled to make this public statement in reaction to the vituperations of some netizens over the health of one of our respected and esteemed members, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu.
"We are not here to join issues with anybody, but we want to set the records straight over the public outcry the guild and his colleagues have abandoned him at his point of need.
"The guild has never abandoned any of its members in need, especially with health interventions. We have been in the forefront of providing necessary support to mr Ibu even before his health conditions was ever made public."