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Jasmine Finally Speaks on Mr Ibu’s Death

Jasmine Okekeagwu, John ‘Mr Ibu’ Okafor’s adoptive daughter, has broken her silence following the actor’s death.

Mr. Ibu died of a heart arrest on March 2 at Evercare Hospital in Lagos. The 62-year-old actor died after battling a life-threatening illness for several months.

Ten days after Ibu’s death, Jasmine shared footage from their time together on Instagram, commemorating their fond memories.

Jasmine, who has faced controversy since being adopted into Mr Ibu’s family, expressed her “brokenness” over the actor’s death.

She also stated that “every good thing she did for Mr Ibu was paid back in evil,” and that she is sorry he is no longer living to answer the allegations against her.

Jasmine expressed satisfaction that, despite the claims, Mr Ibu “never talked down on me”.

“Goodnight papa! You will forever be remembered for the love you gave, and the laughter you brought am grateful to God that I was able to give back that love till the very end,” she wrote on Tuesday.

“Despite all that was said, every single good I did was translated to €vil, you always promised me that the day you will speak, the world will listen and that gave me the audacity to carry on.

“Now I am brok€n because that day is never coming, maybe the stories will never end, maybe the bull¥ing will never stop but I know and I’m grateful for the ray of hope you gave me even when you felt hopeless.

“Every single good I did was paid In hundred folds with €vil, from the hands of the same people that was never really there for you when you needed them the most but daddy you know what matters the most amidst all these accusations? You never talked down on me, you appreciated me till your very last moment.

“The pains you endured in the last days, you did with a smile, I am not mourning your d€ath, I’m mourning all the pains you had to endure, over 15 successful surgeries, you are indeed a fighter! You fought d€ath severally until it claws successfully overpowered you.

“I hope you find true happiness, peace and rest in the bosom of God! Make sure God laughs at all your jokes and Angels roll on the floor from every conversation with you. I lost a hero, Heaven gained an Angel. Adieu Papa!!!”

Stella, Mr Ibu’s wife, accused Jasmine of dating the late actor last year, claiming that she caused him to abandon his family.

In the same year, Jasmine made headlines again when Stella claimed she stole monies provided for Mr. Ibu’s care.

In January, Lagos police detained Onyeabuchi, Mr. Ibu’s second son, and Jasmine for allegedly committing a N55 million fraud.

Jasmine received harsh criticism after changing the name on Mr Ibu’s TikTok page the day after he died.

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