Actress writes lengthy message to mark 30th wedding anniversary
Top Nollywood couple Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary today, November 17.
Top Nollywood couple Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary today, November 17. To mark the special occasion, the award-winning actress took to her Instagram to send out a moving message to her husband and children.
Sharing a lovely picture of her family, she wrote:
"And it has loaded..30 years ago on 16th November 1985 we said “I Do”. It is a day of thanks To our Heavenly Father for all those who made those 30 years doable… My late mum and dad. Chief Afolabi Silva and Dr (Mrs) Abimbola Silva. They both tried to be fair…but mum was most times in Olus corner and Dad leant towards mine.
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Silva didn't leave anyone out of her post. Even her in-laws were acknowledged:
"My late sisters in law mama Shomolu and mummy Ibadan. ..my late brothers in law Papa London and Papa Fermi. ..all of them so protective of me. God in his wisdom has called you home. Your blessing will not decrease. We miss you all.
"My sisters Bisi Silva and Toyin Olawoye…nudging us to get married those many years ago…Sister Buki & Uncle Laolu Akintobi ..Bunmi Tejumola Faith Eboigbe my warriors…Chisom Ezoke daughter sister friend… Sinmi Adesanya supporters no matter what. Moji Olagbegi pastor in the house. Bunmi and Soji Oyinsan besto of life you never held your punches from either of us and made sure we made it work."
"Lola Fani-Kayode there from the beginning…taking me by the scruff of the neck and shaking me until I found my way back to my Lord Jesus.Thank you. Our Son’s Olusoji and Olugbenga our Jewels God bless you. May you both find bone of your bones and in the words of my favourite hymn at the moment “Oh God beyond all Praising…"
She concluded with: "We thank you for these 30 years. May only death do us part and may our love in all its ramifications wax stronger. Thank you all for the good wishes and prayers. God bless you."