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Tinubu mourns ace actors Mr Ibu, Sisi Quadri

President Bola Tinubu has expressed his sadness over the death at 62 of veteran actor John Okafor also known as Mr Ibu and popular actor Tolani Oyebamiji better known as Sisi Quadri.

The president condoled with the families and friends of the thespians in a statement on Sunday signed by his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale.

“President Bola Tinubu receives with deep sadness the news of the passing of two of Nigeria’s ace comic actors, John Okafor, famously known as Mr. Ibu, and Tolani Quadri Oyebamiji, popularly known as Sisi Quadri,” the statement said.

“President Tinubu condoles with the families of these gifted thespians who brought joy and relief to millions of Nigerians by the exercise of their geniuses.

“The President exhorts the bereaved to take solace in the truth that even though these beloved Nigerians have passed on, they will always live through their works which will remain an inspiration and a fount of good cheer for many.

“The President also commiserates with the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), and the entire creative community, assuring them of his support, thoughts, and prayers in this time of grief.

“President Tinubu prays for the peaceful repose of the souls of the departed and comfort for all those in mourning.”

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