Actress Joke Silva welcomes first granddaughter, recounts how she felt anxious before delivery (PICS)


Childbirth is a daunting but memorable experience especially if it ends well. To birth a child is not an easy task and people are often grateful to God after its success.

It is a time of joy in the home of Nollywood veterans, Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs, after their son Soji welcomed a child with his wife, Boma.

Nollywood veterans Oju Jacobs and Joke Silva become grandparents

Nollywood veterans Oju Jacobs and Joke Silva become grandparents
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Boma recently put to bed a bouncing baby girl and her mother-in-law, Joke Silva, shared the exciting news on social media.

The actress explained that she was anxious when Boma was in labour perhaps because they were oceans apart but she is very happy to now be a grandmother.

Silva also revealed the names of her newborn granddaughter. She wrote:

“When you went into labour… my very own Blessing… my own Morounkeji… @mrsjacobs_jnr I wasn’t expecting such anxiety!!! What!!! May be because we are oceans apart… but God!!! Merciful God, whose mercies are new every morning. Whose Faithfulness is great indeed made all things beautiful. And our Oluwasoromidayo Atarah Owanaemi Abimbola has come. Soji @mrjacobs_jnr thank you for your incredible calmness I cant wait to hug you all.”

See her post below:

This is beautiful news. Congrats to the first time parents and grandparents.

Recall that Soji and Boma tied the knot at in 2018 at a beautiful occasion that had numerous celebs in attendance.

Photos from the wedding also circulated online and many people poured in their congratulations to the adorable couple.