Nigerian actress Joke Silva has debunked the false rumours making the rounds that her husband Olu Jacobs is dead, adding that he will be celebrating his birthday next month!
Amuwo Parrot News recounts that rumours that Jacobs is dead began making the rounds on social media a few days ago but Silva has said that he is alive and well.
Speaking to journalists, the entertainer said she and her family find the news depressing
She also made it known that Jacobs will turn a year older next month.
She further stated that the family had been getting calls from friends and associates who had wanted to know if the report was true.
Shortly after the false report emerged online, a family friend to the couple, actress Lala Akindoju, debunked it saying the veteran actor is doing fine.
In a tweet, Akindoju warned Nigerians from peddling fake news as she said she spoke with Jacobs and he is “alive and well.”
Considered one of Nollywood’s most inspiring couple, Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva are very much celebrated in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
The entertainment couple have been praised for their contributions to the Nigerian film industry and promotion of the African heritage.