Actress Joke Silva, wife of veteran Nollywood actor, Olu Jacobs has finally opened up on the health condition of her husband who retired from camera for a while now. In her words; it’s been going on for a couple of years” and this is the first time she’s saying it publicly – says the actress.
Joke revealed this for the first time while speaking in an interview with Chude Jidonwo – It is known as dementia with lewy body, she said and it’s been going on for a couple of years.
“It is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and it is almost like a Parkinson type of disease, it affects the brain and affects the person.
She added: “First time I’m saying this publicly… that is what we have been dealing…but the thing is, it is hard on him because he doesn’t understand what is going on and it is hard on us family members as well.
It is hard on him because he doesn’t understand what is going on and it is hard on us family members as well., but we have gone through it over the past couple of years but we thank God.”
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