By on July 20, 2015
By FEMI SALAWU
Veteran actress, Joke Silva is bereaved after losing her aged mother to death.
Her late mother, Dr Marienne Abimbola Silva reportedly died peacefully on Sunday morning July 19th at her Apapa, Lagos residence. She was aged 89.
A photo posted by Ajoke Silva (@ajokesilva) on Jul 20, 2015 at 1:16am PDT
Late Madam Silva, a holder of Officer of the Order of The Niger (OON) is regarded as the first Nigerian female to bag a medical degree.
She made the headlines on March 28 when she casted her vote in her wheelchair.
She is survived by her children among who is Joke Silva and numerous grandchildren.