Veteran actress, Joke Silva has finally spoken on the health condition of her husband, Olu Jacobs for the first time.
She revealed that he is suffering from dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) in an interview with Chude Jidonwo.
News Rain Nigeria learned that she added that “it’s been going on for a couple of years” and this is the first time she’s saying it publicly.
She said: “He is dealing with issues and it is been going on for a couple of years. It is known as dementia with Lewy body.
“It is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and it is almost like a Parkinson’s type of disease, it affects the brain and affects the person.
Joke Silva Finally Speaks On Olu Jacobs’ Health, Says ‘’He Is Suffering From Disease That Affects The Brain’’
She added: “First time I’m saying this publicly… that is what we have been dealing…but the thing is, it is hard on him because he doesn’t understand what is going on and it is hard on us family members as well.
“We have gone through it over the past couple of years but we thank God.”
She continued: “We have gone through some times and situations recently that I wish I had the old you here so I don’t battle these times on my own but we are grateful for the moment of clarity. I miss the times we work together.”