- Veteran Nollywood actress Joke Silva has finally addressed the concerns of people over her husband Olu Jacob's health
- The beautiful woman revealed that the widely-loved actor is dealing with some issues that affect his everyday activities
- Nigerians have empathised with the actress and her family while praying for Olu Jacobs to get well soon
Actress Joke Silva recently sat down with journalist Chudeity and she talked about her husband Olu Jacobs' health condition.
"He's dealing with issues and it's been going on for a couple of years. It's known as dementia with lewy body."
According to the actress, it's the first time she has told the public what is wrong with her husband.
A google search on dementia shows that it is the impaired ability to remember, think, or make decisions that interferes with doing everyday activities.
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According to Webmd, Lewy bodies are clumps of protein that can form in the brain. When they build up, they can cause problems with the way your brain works, including your memory, movement, thinking skills, mood, and behavior.
Watch her speak below:
A lot of Nigerians felt sorry for the family as some recalled the impact of the actor on their childhood.
"Saw a video of him on fb receiving his awards nd I started crying telling hubby that pa olu Jacobs looks like he's having dementia cos he kept trying to shake his wife like he didn't know who she was but instead she kept kissing him all over his face nd smiling. Nd here's the confirmation. Oh God! May God continue to restore ur health sir nd keep aunty joke in good health too."
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"So pretty...Dementia is not easy ...people in diaspora will know...God bless them."
"People suffering from dementia can be very difficult to deal with and it can be draining. May God give you the strength and patience you need ma."
"Love and Light Mama you sure don't look like what you're going through. The Lord is your strength."
Olu Jacobs will not suffer
Prince Jide Kosoko expressed his best wishes to his colleagues Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva.
The Nollywood actress had stirred reactions from people on social media after sharing photos on her page showing how her hubby showed up for the AFRIFF event.
Kosoko took to the comment section and thanked Joke for sticking with her husband at a rather challenging period of his life.