Olu Jacobs, the legendary Nollywood actor, has made a public appearance at the AFRIFF Globe Awards 2021 amid death rumours. Last month, the news made rounds on the internet that the veteran actor was dead.
However, in an exclusive chat with The PUNCH, Joke Silva said her husband was hale and hearty.
At the AFRIFF Globe Awards 2021, the veteran actor received the Life Time Achievement Award for his contribution to the Nigerian movie industry.
Gracing the event, Jacobs was accompanied by his wife, Joke Silva, who took to her verified Instagram account to congratulate her husband.
Sharing a picture of her husband with his award, Silva wrote, “Lifetime achievement award winner, sir Olu Jacobs @_olujacobs, curtesy @afriff.”
Moreso, iconic thespian, Richard Mofe-Damijo took to his verified Instagram account to congratulate his senior colleague whom he fondly refers to as Uncle J.
Sharing a picture of the veteran actor, RMD as he is often referred to wrote, “Congratulations my very own uncle J @_olujacobs. A well deserved Life Time Achievement Award. Because of you, I am. Pathfinder you are. I celebrate you and your family this morning.
“It is my good fortune that I can call you and my baby Sister @ajokesilva family. Thank you for ever being so gracious to me. Like my people will say, my knees are on the ground for you. It is well with you!”