Nigerian Actor Olu Jacobs Gets Statue Of Honour

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Oct 26, 2013 – Nollywood Actor Olu Jacobs Gets Personal Statue In His Honour

For his timeless contribution to the Nigerian movie industry, veteran Nollywood actor Olu Jacobs has been honoured with a bronze statue of himself.

Popularly called the grandfather of Nollywood, the actor has achieved great feats in Nollywood beyond the personal standard he originally set for himself.

Achieving legendary eminence never comes on a silver platter but that is what one of Nollywood’s icons has become.

Olu Jacobs who came into limelight in the mid 90’s when he starred in a hit movie titled “Day Break” alongsides Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Emeka Ike has become a household name.

From the trademark roaring voice when he is angry and intent on creating mischief especially when he gets offended or his child goes contrary to his commands, to the sweet and fatherly affection he displays when pleased, Olu Jacobs has remained the same person and kept true to his core acting values that has made him beloved fans worldwide.

Months back, some of his colleagues and age mates who are legends in their own rights like Pete Eneh, Enebeli Elebuwa, Sam Loco Efe and Justus Esiri have died.

So it is worth at least recognizing his achievement over the years and bestowing on him an award deserving of his status.

Even before death comes knocking however, Olu Jacobs has already received a bronze sculpted statue of himself.

Olu Jacobs takes great pride in this statue because he definitely deserves it.

The actor is married to veteran actress Joke Silva and the couple have two beautiful children together.

Congrats to him.

17 thoughts on “Nigerian Actor Olu Jacobs Gets Statue Of Honour

  1. He is one of the actors my rock hard dad create time to watch his movie every Sunday after Sunday service and have a collection of his movie like a treasure,and this is a man who watch movie once in a wk.I love olu and everything about him including his wife joke.Dad if you come across this don’t get mad pls,your baby Red loves you and mom more okay.

  2. kudos uncle jack,full of love for you and aunty joke,keep trying as much as u can,i remember when u came 2 change nollywood,early 80s hope aunty joke still remembers ilesha,uncle jack ribena children r healthy children,2 much love 4 u,

  3. WHAT IS DIS ? WHAT,S D BIG DEAL ABT DIS ? MAY B BCOS, I DON,T HV GOLD, SILVER OR BRONCE IN MY HOME, SO I DON,T KNOW D VALUE OF DIS. OLU JACOBS IS FAR FAR MORE DAN DIS. ALL D SAME THX 4 HONOURING OUR HERO. OLU, U,LL REIGN TO INFINITY BCOS U LUV ND RESPECT UR WIFY ALOT. HIS EXCELENCY PRESIDENT GUDLUCK JONATHAN PLEZ , REMEMBER OLU JACOBS OOOOOO.

  4. Well done Father, u deserve d best more than dis but try 2 manage dis as a sign of appreciation 2 let u no D̶̲̥̅̊Α̲̅†̥ we cherish u most

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