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President Tinubu mourns Nollywood actors Mr Ibu, Sisi Quadri


March 4, 2024

President Bola Tinubu has received with deep sadness, the news of the passing of two of Nigeria’s ace comic actors, John Okafor, famously known as Mr Ibu, and Quadri Oyebamiji, popularly known as Sisi Quadri.

According to a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Sunday, Tinubu consoled with the families of “these gifted thespians who brought joy and relief to millions of Nigerians by the exercise of their geniuses”. 

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.

Meanwhile, the remains of Sisi Quadri who died after a brief illness on Friday, March 1, has been buried in his hometown in Agbowo area of Iwo.