Mr Ibu Family Kidnapped Nollywood Comedian John Okafor's family

9 years ago by: John Hope Onyedikachi
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The family of one of Nigeria’s top comedian and Nollywood actor John Okafor (Mr Ibu) have been kidnapped in Enugu State earlier this evening, NEXT has learnt.

This was confirmed in a short interview with a friend of the Okafors, who said they were kidnapped on their way home.

Mr Henry Oduenyi told NEXT that he had been on the phone with Mr Okafor, who said the car carrying members of his family and in laws was trailed from town.

“I learnt it happened at about 7pm, the kidnappers in another vehicle trailed the car carrying his wife, his 14 months old baby as well as a brother and sister in law” he said.

Mr Oduenyi said the incident has since been reported to commissioner of police.

 
After popular senior nolllywood actors Ikem Owoh also known as "Osuofia" and 'wicked-man' actor Pete Edochie among others were kidnapped some years back, yet another celebrity kidnap has hit the Nigerian movie industry.

This time it is not the star himself but his family. Word reaching us indicates that, Kidnappers have abducted the family of Popular Nollywood Comedy actor John Okafor aka Mr Ibu who has himself been has kidnapped before, in Enugu....

According to nigeriafilms.com, the Kidnappers have contacted Mr Ibu and they are asking for a hundred million naira. The actor had his experience with kidnappers in 2008, when he was kidnapped and released under 24hours whiles he was dancing at a joint somewhere around the Eastern part of the country.

Keep reading for more information as the story unfolds..

 


-- naomi9707 (f) at 5-01-2011 11:04AM
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what is the govt  doing about it Huh?
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-- destiny247 (m) at 5-01-2011 11:07AM
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They should all reach an agreement before the life of that little baby is being tampered with..
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-- chinano (m) at 5-01-2011 11:10AM
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Naomi.....naija govt no send anybodi, afta all, election is around d corner. We should just hope and pray that d kidnappers should release him.
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-- goddyboy (m) at 5-01-2011 11:18AM
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what is their problem with 14 months old baby,may god help from the hand of this evil men
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-- jaolab (m) at 5-01-2011 11:25AM
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where this man won take get 100million how much him get them want run am down make God save us from this eastern kidnappers
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-- prince1445 (m) at 5-01-2011 11:25AM
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wht is actually goin on in naija? instead of kidnapping those politicians dat are looting ur treasury, they are  now kidnapping ur innocent  nollywood actors nd their family. What a shame...
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-- kinkino (f) at 5-01-2011 11:30AM
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abeg mak dem releasam sharp sharp or else...i go....hahahahah
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-- ibeheart (m) at 5-01-2011 11:31AM
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Mr Ibu, sorry o, make u corprt wit dem insideo. Mm-hm, grab some fresh skills 4rm dem, after ur corprtion, wen u come out put up a new movi in de markt wit title people must hear dis. Shap shap u go realise ur money and de power of skill, u fit add season 2, we go everly buyam na we be ur mugu.   
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-- ushmoneyh (m) at 5-01-2011 11:34AM
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Quote from: prince1445 on  5-01-2011 11:25AM
wht is actually goin on in naija? instead of kidnapping those politicians dat are looting ur treasury, they are  now kidnapping ur innocent  nollywood actors nd their family. What a shame...
.. My brother , i no fit shout !! Sad Sad... the Kidnappers are working for all those so called Politicians. Lips Sealed Lips Sealed.. So Wahala dey for 9ja ...Na God Go Help Us..!!!  :'(
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-- serababy (f) at 5-01-2011 11:36AM
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nawaooooooo
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-- ribena1 (f) at 5-01-2011 11:38AM
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I pray Gods Blessings over you and your Family. Smiley
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-- onyimau20 (f) at 5-01-2011 11:38AM
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Hmmmmm, pray that God will touch their heart, to release them at least 4 the sake of the 1yr old baby.
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-- baby14life (f) at 5-01-2011 11:42AM
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is well, i prey dat noting wil heppen to them
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-- freedom12 (f) at 5-01-2011 11:43AM
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i thought after they might have seen or heard what happened to mr osisikanku and his gang kidnappers,this kidnapping of a thing will nolonger exist 4a while
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-- freedom12 (f) at 5-01-2011 11:44AM
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i thought after they might have seen or heard what happened to mr osisikanku and his gang kidnappers,this kidnapping of a thing will nolonger exist 4a while Sad Sad Angry
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-- bafyguy (m) at 5-01-2011 11:44AM
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Abeg may dem release dem fast. I pray nothing happen 2 dem oo
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-- freedom12 (f) at 5-01-2011 11:44AM
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i thought after they might have seen or heard what happened to mr osisikanku and his gang kidnappers,this kidnapping of a thing will nolonger exist 4a while Sad Sad Angry
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-- sixtyhoneyy (f) at 5-01-2011 11:46AM
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oh no
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-- walerian (m) at 5-01-2011 11:47AM
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oh no! not again. God pls come to our aid.
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