Veteran Actress Joke Silva receives a lifetime award in honour of husband, Olu Jacobs

Veteran actress, Joke Silva almost broke down in tears during her speech as she received a lifetime award for her husband, Olu Jacobs.

Olu Jacobs whose health is deteriorating has been off the movie scene and public scene for a few years now.

His wife who opened up to Chude Jideonwo, revealed that he was battling with dementia.

According to her, it’s a degenerating disease which affects his brain and his person.

As a result of the disease, the actor couldn’t make it to the honorary event.

Joke Silva and her son, Jacobs junior went on his behalf to receive the award.

The veteran bagged an lifetime achievement award at irep film festival, Lagos.

“@mrjacobs_jnr and I receiving the @irepfilmfestival Lifetime Achievement award on behalf of Sir J @_olujacobs. Thank you iRep. The incredible festival is on @freedomparllagos till the 20th of March”.

Celebrities took to the comment section to congratulate the icon.

brodashaggi : Congratulations Madam

bimboakintola : Amazing

andreachikachukwu : Congratulations Auntie well deserved for both of you always.

hildadokubo : Awesome

iamshaffybello : Was there cheering you on sis. Congratulations”

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