BY ESE DIBEBI
Veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva has lost her mother.
Dr. Marienne Abimbola Silva died on Sunday, July 19 aged 89. Before her death, she was a reputable medical doctor, reported to be only the third female medical doctor Nigeria has produced.
In 1979, Dr. Silva was conferred with the award of the Officer of the Order of Niger (OON). She is survived by 5 children including Joke Silva who only recently celebrated 30 years of being married to fellow veteran Thespian, Olu Jacobs.
May her soul find rest.