Charly Boy Reacts To Viral Reports That He Called For Coup In Nigeria

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Charly Boy was criticized by netizens after his social media post was taken to be a call for a coup in Nigeria.

Veteran singer and activist, Charles Oputa aka Charly Boy has reacted to reports that he called for a coup in Nigeria.

He had made a post on social media with many claiming that he called for a coup.

Charly Boy had taken to social media to react to the coup in Gabon where the ousted President Ali Bongo was seen crying for help in a viral video after he was placed under house arrest by military coup leaders in the country, with one of his sons arrested for treason.

Writing on Sunday, the musician expressed sadness that God is not heeding his prayer in Nigeria as He has done in Gabon, Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, where soldiers had staged coups to overthrow the elected governments.

Reacting to a series of backlash over the post, Charly Boy, in a fresh post on Twitter page on Sunday night, said his earlier post was misinterpreted and blasted news media that ran it for engaging in “cheap, stupid sensationalism”.

“Dem wan take me do escape goat? How “E dey Pain Me” turn into a call for coup. Der fathers”, the singer wrote on X.

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