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Olu Jacobs turns 78

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Iconic Nigerian actor, Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs aka Olu Jacobs has celebrated 78 years of life and good health.

The actor who has been off-the-screen for a while turned 78-year-old.

Jacobs had a lot of things to be thankful for after he was rumoured to have died.

To prove him been active, the veteran has been using his unique talent to
intrigue and delight the public.

With his unique humour, Jacobs took his time to engage fans on Instagram by sharing motivational content.

In an interview with newsmen in 2015, the iconic actor once said that he enjoys acting.

“I enjoy what I do very much. And I have still got the physical strength.

My staying power has been my energy, both physical and mental, as well as the passion for the job. Also, there are still uncle and grand-dad characters to act.”

Having starred in over 150 Nollywood movies and several internationally, fans are yet to get enough of the sterling actor on the
screens.

For his brilliance, Jacobs has won numerous awards including African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in Leading Role in 2007, Industry Merit Award for outstanding achievements in acting at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

AMAA conferred on him it’s Lifetime Achievement Awards on him in the year 2016.

Vincent Paul

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