PHOTOS: Veteran actor Olu Jacobs wins Lifetime Achievement Award at AFRIFF Globe Awards

Olu Jacobs, a legendary Nollywood actor, has made a public appearance at the AFRIFF Globe Awards 2021 amid death rumors.

Last month, word spread on the internet that the renowned actor had died.

However, in an exclusive interview with The PUNCH, Joke Silva stated that her husband was in good health.

The legendary actor won the Life Time Achievement Award for his contributions to the Nigerian film industry at the AFRIFF Globe Awards 2021.

Jacobs was joined at the ceremony 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!”


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