Veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva has revealed to great shock that she was an adopted child of the Silva Family.
According to the screen goddess, she was adopted decades ago from a foster home run by the Red Cross in Lagos.
This information came to light at the recent Annual Conference of Heritage Adoption Support and Advocacy Group (HASAAG) in Lagos when the Joke Silva shocked many when she revealed that she was not a natural child of late lawyer, Chief E.A Silva who was the then Babajiro of Lagos and his late wife, Dr Abimbola Silva, reputed to be Nigeria’s first female medical doctor. .
Speaking at the event, the actress revealed that her family also kept the fact that she was adopted a secret from her, until she accidentally discovered that fact.
Here are some excerpts from what she said: