Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw has come under fire after speaking out on ailing actor, John Okafor better known as Mr Ibu.
The movie star, on behalf of Actors Guild of Nigeria, dismissed reports that they abandoned Mr Ibu, who is battling a severe ailment.
In a video posted on her Instagram page, Kate, who doubles as the Director of Communications for the AGN, stated that the guild has never abandoned any of its members in dire need, especially health-wise.
She claimed that they had been at the forefront of providing necessary support to Mr Ibu even before his condition was made public.
The Nollywood actress stated that the Guild needed to clarify its stance, as she also noted that the body has a Healthcare/Welfare plan in place for all its members, which they could all key into.
Kate Henshaw also revealed that there is a trust fund to help those whose ailment differ the odds.
“It is necessary to set the records straight over the public outcry about the AGN abandoning Mr Ibu. The Guild has never abandoned any of its members, especially those with health interventions. We’ve been at the forefront of providing necessary support for Mr Ibu even before his health condition was ever made public. And this was done with full knowledge of his immediate family.”
We’ve had to task members privately to help provide assistance towards our intervention for his health issues. But it would be wrong to make it public knowledge any form of assistance we provide to our members in need.”
Her statement wasn’t well received by the public as they blasted the movie star.
One Teghar Ed wrote, “This woman just lie for this video. Abeg, Jesus even if I once admired this lady I swear she just messed up everything just now.
One Am Wallington wrote, “The wife said it is a lie that AGN didn’t do anything
One Meshack Murphy wrote, “Story for the gods for all this grammar. I was waiting to hear that so so amount of money has been made available for his treatment but I no hear. Are you guys broke?
One Teghar Ed wrote, “The wife just made a video now. Madam go and sleep with all this big big grammatical English abeg. We no fall for this your respected and bla bla talk.
It is no longer news that Mr Ibu, who is currently hospitalized is in dire need of public assistance.
The veteran uploaded a distressing video during the week, showing him in a critical condition while receiving treatment at the hospital.
In the video, he shared the alarming news that he is battling a severe ailment that poses a significant risk to his limbs. In response, he made a public appeal, seeking both prayers and financial support for his medical treatment.
Nigerian music sensations Davido and P-Square, along with the popular personality Tunde Ednut, have offered to cover the medical expenses of the legendary actor.
They assured Mr. Ibu that he no longer needed to make a public appeal, as they had committed to sponsoring his treatment at one of the world’s best hospitals……CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>