Popular Nollywood actress, Joke Silva, has revealed the most intimate secret of her fifty-six year old existence in Lagos.
She finally revealed that she was an adopted child.
She was adopted by the late E.A. Silva, a lawyer, and his late wife, Abimbola Silva, who was the third Nigerian woman to qualify as a medical doctor. She died in July 2015.
Mrs Jacobs, who had starred in many television programmes said she was adopted from a foster home ran by the Red Cross at Yaba, Lagos.
She revealed the closely-guarded family secret at the first Annual Conference of Heritage Adoption Support and Advocacy Group, which held at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.