Joke Silva Speaks About Her Husband’s Health Publicly For The 1st Time

Nollywood veteran, Joke Silva has for the first time spoken about the health of her husband, Olu Jacobs.

The movie star in a chat with Chude Jideonwo revealed that her husband has been battling dementia.

“He is dealing with issues and it has been going on for a couple of years. It is known as dementia with lewy body,” she said.

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.”

The actress revealed that this was the first time she would be talking about her husband’s health in public.

“First time I’m saying this publicly… that is what we have been dealing with …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,” she added

Jacobs has been off the public space for a while leaving speculations about his health.

His family had to put out a statement after rumours of his death filled social media.

He, however, made an appearance at the recently held Afriff awards, where he won the Lifetime Achievement award.


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