Monday, 20 July 2015

The first Nigerian female to bag a medical degree & mother of veteran actress Joke Silva, Dr Marienne Abimbola Silva dies

Dr Marienne Abimbola Silva, the third female doctor in Nigeria, the first Nigerian female to bag a medical degree and the mother of veteran actress Joke Silva has died.

She died peacefully yesterday morning July 19th at the age of 89 years old.

Dr Silva became an OON (Officer of the Order of the Niger) in 1979.

She's survived by her children and grandchildren. May her soul rest in peace...Amen.

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