The Association of Movie Producers, AMP, and the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, congratulated veteran Nollywood Actor, Olu Jacobs, as he turned 75 on Tuesday.
Sunny-Ken Awoji, the Vice Chairman of AMP Abuja chapter, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria described Jacobs as an icon and a role model in the movie industry.
“Olu Jacobs is one of the foremost Nigerian actors who has helped in shaping and showcasing Nollywood to the rest of the world.
“At 75, he is still very active and passionate as an actor, and that is a very big motivation to the young generation of actors.
“We felicitate with him and wish him more active and fruitful years ahead,” Awoji said.
Similarly, Agility Onwura, Chairman of Abuja chapter of AGN, extolled Jacobs’s virtues of hard work, focus and discipline, which he said has made him remain relevant in the industry over the years.
“We pray God to keep him strong for us because we still have a lot to learn from him,” he said.