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Joke Silva Says Husband Is Alive, Doing Fine, Dispels Death Rumour



Joke Silva Says Husband Is Alive, Doing Fine, Dispels Death Rumour

Veteran Nollywood actor Joke Silva has dispelled rumours that that her husband, Olu Jacobs is dead.

There have been unconfirmed reports online that the veteran actor died on Sunday after a prolonged battle with dementia.

His wife on Sunday told TheNEWS and PMNEWS that “her husband is alive and doing just fine”.

Also in August 2022, Joke Silva debunked rumours of her husband’s death.

In a statement on her Instagram story, Silva said that her husband was alive and doing well.

She wrote, “Good day everyone, trust all is going well. The Jacobs Clan would love to inform you that Papa J (Olu Jacobs MFR), is alive and well; enjoying himself as always in the comfort of his home and loved ones.”

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Similarly, on Sunday, June 30, Betty Irabor, a Nigerian writer and columnist debunked the rumour on her social media handles, saying, “Olu Jacob is well and alive..pls ignore all rumors of his passing.”

Born on July 11, 1942, Jacobs was a highly acclaimed Nigerian actor and film executive, widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential African actors of his time.


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