Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has kicked off with the activities lined up to mark her birthday by organising a party for widows and orphans.

The event saw Omotola share gifts for the women and children who turned up for the event. She also posted photos from the event on her Instagram page

"Day 1 Done! Just Now on my way Home! Thanks      to everyone for the amazing Love showed me today! Now about to read all posts and messages Needless I say I won’t be sleeping overnight! Thanks y’all... you’re too kind. My God bless you . #Giveandletgive with #widows and #orphans at #omotola4point0 #7thfebruary," she captioned one of the photos.

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde turned 40 on February 7, 2018, and the Nollywood diva has lined up a number of activities to mark the special day.  The birthday celebration which will be a five-day event kicks off on the 7th of the February with a 'Give And Let Give To Widows And Orphans' event. This would be followed by Couples Retreat themed "Reciprocative, Respect, Mental Health And Avoiding Slavery In Marriage" on the February 8th, 2017.

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As part of the five-day event, there will be a Renaissance Trip To Trace The Beginning Of Slavery on February 9th, 2018 which will be followed by a Symposium on "Mental Slavery And The Emancipation Of The Black Race" on February 10th, 2018. The climax of the 5-day event will be on Sunday, February 11th, 2018 with a ball themed "The Omosexy Ball."

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is one of the most talented actors to have come out of Nollywood, from her debut in 1995, the beautiful actress has gone to become not just one of the best but most influential celebrities of our time.

She has in her two decades of acting gotten nominated and also won a number of awards, most recently was the ‘Best Actress' award by the Nollywood Travel Film Festival in Toronto, for her role in the movie, ‘Alter Ego.’

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is married to pilot, Captain Mathew Ekeinde and they are blessed with four lovely children.