Nollywood actress Joke Silva has announced that her husband, Olu Jacobs, who has been off the movie scene for years now, will feature in a stage play come December as part of his 80th birthday celebration.
Disclosing the information on her Instagram page moments ago, Joke Silva stated that the stage play titled ‘Holy Child’, which was written by Olu Jacobs and featured them as a couple was first performed in 1986 and also in 1987 and 1993.
Sharing a photo from the first performance, Joke Silva wrote
“Olu Jacobs as Joseph, Joke Silva as Mary in the Musical HOLY CHILD written by Olu Jacobs and directed by late Tunde Oloyede. The first stage production by Lufodo, the production outfit owned by the duo. Holy Child premiered at the National Theatre Cinema Hall 2 in December 1986. It was performed again in 1987 and again in 1993. It will be performed in December 2022 @ Glover Memorial Hall by Lufodo. 80th birthday loading”
The announcement has since sent the entire Nigerian movie industry and fans of Olu Jacobs into a jubilatory mood.