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Joke Silva Celebrates Husband, Olu Jacob At 82

Veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva has taken to her social media page to celebrate his husband, Olu Jacobs as he marks his 82nd birthday on Thursday, July 11.

The thespian actor birthday celebration, comes barely two weeks after rumours of his death made the rounds on social media.

In a post via her Instagram, Joke Silva celebrate her husband by sharing a video that included the actor in a customised house coat as she showered him with prayers.

She wrote, “82 just like that… Agba ko ni nira l’agbara Jesu.

“Happy birthday and have an amazing year ahead, my darling… Sir J of life _olujacobs (loving his customised housecoat).”


Many celebrities and fans have stormed the comment section showering prayers on the movie star.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde wrote, “Happy birthday to a legend, a father to the industry, an outstanding actor, an incredible soul.”

Osas Ighodaro wrote, “Happy Birthday, legend! God bless you immensely.”

Chioma Akpotha wrote, “A living legend ! Happy birthday, Sir. We love you”.

Olu Jacobs is best known for his roles in movies such as “Ashanti,” “The Dogs of War,” “Pirates,” “Violet,” and “The Royal Hibiscus Hotel.”

His deep, resonant voice and commanding screen presence made him a favourite among fans and colleagues alike.

He also starred in several popular Nigerian television series, further cementing his legacy as a versatile and talented actor.

He is a passionate supporter of initiatives aimed at improving the quality of Nigerian films and providing opportunities for upcoming talent.

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