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Nollywood celebrates Olu Jacobs ahead of 80th birthday

Nollywood stars like Yul Edochie, Femi Adebayo, and others have showered praises on industry veteran, Olu Jacobs, ahead of his 80th birthday.

Olu Jacobs, who will clock 80 on the 11th of July, 2022, is a seasoned actor who has starred in numerous Nigerian and British drama series and movies.

His actress wife and fellow veteran, Joke Silva, had hinted at his 80th birthday celebration on her Instagram page when she shared a throwback picture of her husband.

She captioned the photo on Monday, “Who has the foggiest idea who this handsome young man is? #80th birthday loading.”

The image was reposted on the aged actor’s Instagram page.

Following her post, various Nollywood stars has celebrated Jacobs on their social media pages.

Edochie wrote, “When I started my acting career in 2005, one of my biggest wishes was to be on set with the Legendary Uncle Olu Jacobs. I finally got that opportunity many times and I learnt so much from him. And I’ll forever be grateful.

“A very happy 80th birthday to you Sir. May God be with you always. We love you.”

Adebayo wrote on Instagram, “I celebrate a living legend of arts and entertainment on his 80th birthday. Pa Olu Jacobs is a leading light for many of us thriving in the trade of creativity.

“It is our prayers that God continues to bless your household exceedingly. Happy birthday icon.”

Saheed Balogun said, “Happy birthday to our greatest legend, Daddy Olu Jacobs, we are really proud of you Daddy.”

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