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” A father to the Industry” – Tributes pour in as Olu Jacobs clocks 82

Tributes have been pouring in for veteran Nollywood actor Olu Jacobs, who is 82 today, July 11th, 2024, amidst death rumours.

His dearest wife, Ajoke Silva, shared his photos on her Instagram page with an adorable caption wishing him well on his birthday.

Also, celebrities such as Omotola Jalade, Kaffy, Sola Sobowale, Chioma Akpotha, Madam Saje, Dakore Akande, Shaffy Bello, Efe Irele, Iyabo Ojo, Patience Ozokwo, Mofe Damijo, Kate Henshaw, Kehinde Bankole, Bose Alao, Osas Ighodaro, and Jade Osiberu, among others, took to social media to celebrate the Nollywood legend on his birthday.

Omotola Jalade wrote, “Happy birthday to a Legend, A father to the Industry, An Outstanding Actor, An Incredible Soul .”

Kaffy wrote, “Happy birthday PaPa! A true LEGEND”

Sola Sobowale wrote, “Happy birthday Uncle Olu. Stay blessed”

Chioma Akpotha wrote, “A LIVING LEGEND! Happy Birthday Sir . We love you”

Fausat Balogun (Madam Saje) wrote, “Happy birthday to my lovely handsome humble daddy long life with good health wealth and happiness forever sir.”

Shaffy Bello wrote, “Happy Birthday uncle O.
A LEGEND of our time and beyond.
God bless you and the entire family “

Kate Henshaw wrote, “Happy birthday to a great man!! A legend of our time, a master at his craft!! Uncle Olu may continue to honour you in good health”

Kehinde Bankole wrote, “Happy birthday sir. A legend. Exemplary Thespian. We love you sir and ma .Thanking God for so much beauty and grace”

Chief Femi Branch wrote, “Happy Brothday Uncle. More strength and divine health in Jesus name”

Titilayo Oyinsan wrote, “Happy Birthday Sir @_olujacobs . Amay God continue to bless and keep you as you are and amazing blessing to us.”

Jade Osiberu wrote, “Happy Birthday Uncle O @_olujacobs We that God for 80years of impact and grace.”

Carol King wrote, “Happy birthday uncle Olu…the Lord strengthen and uphold you in good health and all round peace.
Congratulations to you and yours sis”

A few days ago, Olu Jacobs’ family debunked the rumours surrounding his death by releasing video evidence to cease the news that has been spreading like wildfire.

In the video released, Olu Jacobs could be seen getting a haircut from someone, and it was clear that he’s hale and hearty.

The rumours about Olu Jacobs being dead are not the first, as there have been several rumours about him dying over the years.

However, his family is always on standby to dispel the rumours of his death, which usually brings a sense of relief to his fans.