Mr Ibu and Wife Stella
Actor and comedian John Okafor, aka Mr. Ibu, and his wife, Stella-Maris, have lost their two-year-old son, Emmanuel Mandela.
Posts on some celebrity blogs on Tuesday indicated that the boy, who died on Monday night, had been ill for some days.
According to nigeriafilms.com, the actor confirmed that his son had been ill for four days.
On his Facebook page, JohnOkafor (Mr Ibu), the actor wrote, R.IP. Mandy, my son…Mummy and Daddy love you a lot but God loves you more.”
The actor’s fans have, meanwhile, expressed shock on social networks at the death of his son.
On his Facebook page, there were 254 comments as at 1p.m.
The actor’s wife and son were kidnapped in January 2011 by unknown gunmen. The death is just unfortunate.