“Marriage is not Moimoi,” Charly Boy Comments on his 42-year-old Marriage

Controversial singer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, also known as Area Fada and as Charly Boy, has thrown light on his 42-year-old marriage, the struggles and the successes.

The 70-year-old veteran musician has five kids with his wife of over four decades.

In an interview with Vanguard, Charly Boy who got married to African-American, Diane, in 1979, said:

“We have our issues, problems and challenges (never for public consumption). We disagree on many things sometimes.”

“The only thing we basically agree on is never to give up on each other. We both go die here. Some people think say marriage na moin moin. How dem fit know say no be everybody God create go marry. I don swim many rivers for dis my 42 years of marriage.

“Don’t for one minute think our marriage is made in heaven. It has been through hell many times over, we still dey patch am, e still dey leak.”


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