My husband has dementia, says Joke Silva

The actress Nollywood actress, Joke Silva has revealed the ailment being suffered by her equally veteran actor husband, Pa Olu Jacobs,

According to her, the 79 year-old actor has been battling with medical condition most common with old age, dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).

Sufferers usually have memory loss when afflicted.

Fans and other watchers alike have been speculating for sometime on the nature of illness of Jacobs who was seen recently looking very frail and devoid of his usual bubbling self.

“He was a shadow of his old self when I saw him recently, another popular actor in the movie industry who does not want her name in print told DAILY REPILES

However, Silva in a chat with an online media personality on Saturday said, “He has been battling with an ailment and it’s been going on for a couple of years” and this is the first time she’s saying it publicly.

She also spoke about discovering at the age of 10 that she was adopted when she was 9 months old.

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