Charly Boy, a musician and activist from Nigeria, has refuted social media rumours that he wants to divorce his wife of 45 years, Diane Oputa.
The 72-year-old performer shared a post in which he discussed his marital difficulties and said he was sick of being married and contemplating becoming a bachelor once more.
However, Charly Boy refuted the allegations that he had divorced his wife in a recent post on his Instagram page, reiterating that his earlier statement was intended as advice for others.
“Because of dis my recent post. Some winche pple don begin speculate say my marriage don crash. Abegi ooooo
“I just dey talk to many pple wey think say marriage shouldn’t feel like work. Or if it feels like work, we are doing it wrong. Somehow our society has come to think of marriage as something we set and forget.
“Lie. Like anything else that is rewarding, we have to work at our marriages. And it’s OK if marriage is hard work! It can never be on auto cruise.”