A weak image of seasoned Nollywood actor Olu Jacobs has caused alarm among his friends and supporters ahead of his 80th birthday celebration.
Legends and celebrities in the Nigerian film business are celebrating Olu Jacobs, who turns 80 on July 4, 2022.
Meanwhile Joke Silva, the wife of the Nollywood actor Olu Jacobs, posted an incredible throwback photo of him along with a happy comment in honor of his impending 80th birthday.
Who even knows who this gorgeous young man is, she penned…….. loading #80@Glover Birthday
Olu Jacobs’ online photo has drawn worrying responses, with many people expressing concern for the actor’s health. On social media, he was, however, widely praised and prayed for.
Remember how Joke Silva discussed Olu Jacobs’ health situation after the actor vanished for a while from the movie scene?
The actress disclosed to Chude Jideonwo that her husband is battling dementia, a brain ailment caused by degeneration.
Joke Silva the wife of the seasoned actor Olu Jacobs reveal that
“He is dealing with issues and it is been going on for a couple of years. It is known as dementia with lewy body, it is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and it is almost like a Parkinson type of disease, it affects the brain and affects the person,…first time i’m saying this publicly….that is what we have been dealing…but the thing is, it is hard on him because he doesn’t understand what is going on and it is hard on us family members as well…we have gone through it over the past couple of years but we thank God….
We have gone through some times and situations recently that I wish i had the old you here so i don’t battle these times on my own but we are grateful for the moment of clarity ….I miss the times we work together!”