Monday, 20 July 2015

Nigeria's First Female Doctor Abimbola Silva (Joke Silva's mum) Dies At 89

Dr Marienne Abimbola Silva has died peacefully on Sunday morning in Lagos . She was 89. Silva is survived by screen queen , Joke Silva, Bisi Silva, Jumoke Daodu and Lape Silva.

Dr Abimbola Silva was the first female medical doctor in Nigeria . In 1979, she was honoured with the Officer of the Order of the Niger .