Nigerians celebrate veteran actor, Olu Jacobs’ 80th birthday

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Veteran actor, Olu Jacobs, has been well celebrated as he clocked 80 today, July 4, 2022.

His wife, Joke Silva, posted his picture on her Instagram page. The vibrant actor was looking frail yet happy in the picture.

The picture read, “A toast to Olu Jacobs 80th birthday.”

His wife posted his throwback picture and wrote, “Who has the foggiest idea who this handsome young man is…#80@Glover Birthday loading…”

The comment section was filled with birthday wishes from netizens.

Some worried the actor was looking too frail and lean, while others wished him a happy birthday.

A few fans said they were a bit scared seeing the picture because they assumed the worst.

One wrote, “Happy birthday to you the Living Legend, you’ll be waxing from strength to Strength, May your Days be Long and more Fruitful! Remain blessed Sir!!!!”

Another said, “Omg this man is slimmer,and has changed so much ,happy birthday,I hope you get better,much love and cheers to many more years.”

A fan wrote, “Omo the man done old gan.” Another said the actor has paid his dues. “He has paid his dues…. Happy birthday to a Legend.”

Another Instagram user wrote, “Oh my God! I was scared, and almost couldn’t read through! Make una dey try write Happy Birthday before pictures abeg.”

Recall that the wife, in an interview with Chude Judeonwo, had revealed that the actor is struggling with an illness called dementia with a lewy body.

An illness which affects the patient’s brain, and other activities the body does.


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