Actress Yvonne Jegede Pens Soul-Stirring Tribute to Actor Olu Jacobs

Award winning Nigerian actress, Yvonne Jegede took to Instagram to appreciate veteran actor Olu Jacob for his contribution to the movie industry, Nollywood.

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The actress shared a video of the actor receiving the lifetime achievement award at the 2021 African International Film Festival (AFRIFF).

“Watched this video with tears in my eyes. I want to give him his flowers while I still can: uncle Olu Jacobs, thank you for blessing us with your talent, for paving the way for me. I honor you and appreciate you for the immense contribution you have made to Nollywood. Thank you sir,” she wrote.

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Olu Jacobs, 79, was celebrated by his wife Joke Silva on Instagram on November 14 after receiving the lifetime achievement award.

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Fellow veterans like Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Richard Mofe Damijo, Kate Henshaw, Ego Boyo and Segun Arinze took to the comment section of the post to congratulate Olu Jacobs.

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