John Ikechukwu Okafor, (born 17 October 1961) popularly known as Mr. Ibu, is a Nigerian actor and comedian.

John Okafor
John Ikechukwu Okafor
17 October 1961 (age 62)
Enugu State
Other names:Mr Ibu
Education: Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu
Occupation(s): actor, comedian

Background and education

He hails from Nkanu West L.G.A., Enugu State. After elementary school, in 1974, Okafor moved to Sapele to stay with his brother, after his father’s demise. In Sapele, he did menial jobs so he could sponsor himself to school and support his family.He then worked as a hairstylist, ventured into photography and also worked in a company that produces crates. After secondary school, he was admitted into the College of Education, Yola, but pulled out due to financial difficulties.He later enrolled in the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu as soon as he was financially able.

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