Nollywood stars, Kate Henshaw and Richard Mofe-Damijo have celebrated their colleague, Joke Silva, who turned 60 on Wednesday.
The celebrant, who also marked 40 years as an actor, had earlier revealed that her biography titled #40@60 is “actually in the works.”
Celebrating the veteran. Henshaw shared her picture, with the caption, “My own Aunty J. Ahhhh what do I say? You have ALWAYS been there for me, through the very bad and very good times of my life and when you cannot show up, you come personally and explain to me your other commitments.
“On my 50th, you spent the WHOLE day with me!! I will never forget. You don’t molly cuddle me but tell me the truth no matter how I feel about it. I had to introduce you to my mummy and told her YOU, are my mother in the industry.
“I love you so much Aunty J mi toh quality, toh baad, toh loving, toh solid!! HAPPY 60TH AUNTY J.May God always honor His words concerning you in Jesus matchless name. You have seen your children’s children, God will never leave you nor forsake you! Have an amazing day. I love you so so much. (sic)
Fellow veteran who also clocked 60 years in August, Mofe-Damijo, celebrated Silva saying, “60 has never looked so great. Happy birthday to my Young fabulous friend and baby sister. Raising a glass to good health and happiness. I love you long time @ajokesilva . You already know.” (sic)
Media personality, Mo Abudu, also hailed silva at 60 with these words, “The beautiful, the most elegant, the super talented, passionate professional and the most respected – my darling big sis @ajokesilva, a legend and trailblazer of our industry. Wishing you a happy 60th birthday.
“You are so deserving my sis of every good thing that life has to offer. It’s been such a pleasure knowing you, working with you and having you in my corner. Always encouraging, always supporting, always inspiring.
“I pray that God continues to love you, honour you, favour you and bless you now and always. All my love my dear big sis.” (sic)