- Actress Joke Silva recently joined many to celebrate senior colleague, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, on her 80th birthday
- Silva dedicated a special post to the celebrant as she wished her a happy celebration
- Fans and followers also joined the actress in celebrating the respected movie icon
Veteran Nigerian actress, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, clocked the age of 80 on Wednesday, February 3, and she was lovingly celebrated by fans and colleagues in the movie industry.
Among those who dedicated a special post to the movie icon is veteran actress, Joke Silva. The actress posted a photo of the celebrant on her Instagram page and accompanied it with a lovely caption.
In her caption, Silva described Ajai-Lycett as a matriarch on whose shoulders many storytellers from her generation stand.
"TODAY we celebrate the MATRIACH of the ACT. Mama T as we fondly call her....one of the shoulders on which my generation of storytellers stand... and stand tall. MAAAMA is 80 years young today. I tap into your Grace mama T."
Silva also commended the iconic actress for her resilience, fierce intelligence and continued faith in Nigeria. She also prayed for her to enjoy many more years on earth in good health, sound mind and amazing abundance.
See her full post below:
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Some fans and followers were spotted in the comment section with congratulatory words for the celebrant. Read some of their messages below:
"Wow, 80 but still young and strong Happy Birthday ma'am, you are loved."
"Happy Birthday, I am short of words to describe you. May you be safe and healthy. Congratulations ma."
"Happy 80th Birthday to our ever vibrant Drama Queen (she is drama, drama is her, her energy tho). Wishing her more blissful years in good health."
"Happy 80th birthday anniversary to Mama."
In a related story, Legit.ng compiled a report that highlighted some interesting facts about Taiwo Ajai-Lycett on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
It was disclosed that the actress has a certificate in cosmetology, several international movie titles to her name and never planned to become an actress from the get-go.