In the wake of speculations of Olu Jacobs’ death, he appeared at the AFRIFF Globe Awards 2021. Earlier this year, it was widely reported that a veteran actor had passed away.
Joke Silva, on the other hand, told The Wothappen that her husband was in good health.
The legendary actor was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the AFRIFF Globe Awards 2021 for his contributions to the Nigerian film 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!”