Celebrity Birthdays Mr Ibu, Michelle Ashionye Raccah are a year older today

Ibu rose to fame when he acted in the 2004 comic movie "Mr Ibu" which earned him his acclaimed stage name.

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Mr Ibu

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Today is the birthday of Nollywood  actor and comedian John Okafor popularly known as Mr Ibu.

Mr. Ibu at AMVCA 2016 play

Mr. Ibu at AMVCA 2016

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The comic character was born in Enugu on October 17, 1961.

He rose to fame when he acted in the 2004 comic movie "Mr Ibu" which earned him his acclaimed stage name.

His humorous acting is often characterised by stupidity, hilarious imbecility and a sharp disconnection from reality.

Today's birthday girl is also actress Ashionye Raccah.

Ashionye Raccah for #SoNapptural campaign play

Ashionye Raccah for #SoNapptural campaign

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The Nigerian actress and singer got her shot to fame when she starred on M-Net series "Doctors Quarters" and also "Tinsel". While still in the music industry full time the delta state native worked with artistes on her albums from M.I Abaga to Teeymix, General Pype.

She is also behind the Girl Power movement, an organization for emancipation for young girls.

In 2012, she  released a highly acclaimed movie called "Journey to Self" which got her nominated for the African Movie Awards.

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