Veteran Nollywood comic actor, John Okafor well known as Mr Ibu has finally broken silence about his daughter’s decision to marry a man she met on TikTok.
Recall that some days back, Mr Ibu’s daughter, Jasmine shared a loved-up video with her abroad-based fiance while revealing that she met him on the video-sharing platform, TikTok.
She also hinted that they are about to walk down the aisle in no time while asserting that a real man won’t waste a woman’s time.
Reacting to this in a interview with Sunday Scoop, the veteran movie star said:
“She is not my biological daughter but I trained her. She calls me daddy and I call her daughter. I am okay with it (her getting married). I have been praying for them and I will keep on doing that.
“Man and woman got to know each other one day. It is a gradual process. However, I don’t want to see tears.”
Speaking on the early stages of his career and how tasking it was, he said:
“My experience in the industry has been nice but in the course building my career, I encountered a lot of bad people. I was beaten publicly several times because of the roles I have played. I have also received slaps for free but those incidents did not get me angry.”
Asked if he agrees with those who say entertainers should stop campaigning for politicians if they cannot tell them the truth about the plight of the masses when it matters, Mr Ibu said:
“(I am) completely okay (with it). I have rejected many invitations to be part of the campaigns of politicians. Any politician that does not have the interest of the people at heart should not be voted for.
“Many of them (politicians) will use every language they know to get on the good side of the public and get their votes. But, when they get into office, they would not give the public what they promised. That is why it is hard for me to go for campaigns. I walked into (Bola) Tinubu’s own. I was told he called us for a meeting. I walked in and saw a campaign going on.”
Reiterating the fact that he doesn’t want any of his children to resemble him, the legendary actor said:
“God forbid that my children look like me. There must be something wrong with any of my children who decides to resemble me.”