Known for the humorous and controversial roles he plays, Nollywood actor, John Ibu has stated that some people perceive him as a foolish person. Ibu as he is fondly called by his fans commands huge fan base and revered in the movie industry.
According to the comic actor:” A lot of people think I’m stupid and foolish because of the roles I play in movies.At times, when I have something meaningful to say, people don’t take me serious as they think I’m cracking jokes.
“People also think that I’m illiterate but that’s not true. I come from a humble background and I struggled a lot while growing up.
“My parents weren’t well- to-do so I had to hustle to get whatever I wanted by myself. We were basically living from hand to mouth and our situation was quite pathetic.
“However, despite our lack, I still considered education as a priority and I always had it at the back of my mind that I would keep learning.
“I attended the Institute of Management and Technology for my tertiary education, though I was a part- time student.”