By Temitope Akintoye,
Veteran actress, Joke Silva, has added her voice to that of other movie practitioners congratulating popular screen-diva, Ini Edo, on the occasion of her birthday.
The 58-year-old movie director, who described Ini as a fashionista, expressed her wish that the celebrant have a happy birthday through a post released on her Instagram page during early hours of the day.
Silva urged the birthday girl to keep winning at her endeavors and wished Ini, a great year ahead.
“Ini my Ini. Fashionista to the zenith…competing with your self and winning. HBD girl. Have a great year ahead”, she said.
Several other actors including Bolanle Ninolowo, popularly known as NinoB, Alexx Ekubo, Seun Akindele and others, have also sent celebratory messages to the screen actress, congratulating Ini on achieving another birthday milestone.
Ekubo, who penned a felicitation message in Ini’s native Akwa-Ibom dialect on his personal social media page, expressed his happiness as her attaining a new age, and wished her a happy birthday.
The actor prayed for God’s blessings on the actress and lauded her as one of the best persons he had ever known.
For NinoB, the occasion of the actress’s birthday celebration was one to offer prayers on her behalf to God, asking to grant Ini the best as she went on in life.
The Nollywood actress, though restricted to celebrate her birthday without fanfare due to the government social distancing directives for prevention of coronavirus in the nation, had revealed that the occasion would be spent impacting lives of the less fortunate through a social media cash giveaway.
“Happy birthday to Me …A light on a hill that cannot be hidden. I will be giving out 300k to 30 people. Note: This is for people who are struggling to feed in this pandemic…not for career, school fees or any of those..for now, Let’s eat and stay alive… So please drop your account below if you need money to feed”, she wrote.
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Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above ALL that I ask or think,according to the power that worketh in me, Unto Him be all Glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages ,World without end Amen. Happy birthday to Me ..A light on a hill that cannot be hidden,🙏 I will be giving out 300k to 30 people. Note ..This is for people who are struggling to feed In this pandemic..not for career ,school fees or any of those..for now ,Let's eat and stay alive… So please drop your account below if you need money to feed 👇 We will pick randomly.stay safe stay home and God bless