Former President, Performing Musicians Employer Association of Nigeria, Charles Emeka Oputa popular known as Charly Boy has denied media reports that he attacked Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha at his father’s burial.
His denial was made in a statement signed by him. While expressing his gratitude to all Nigerians for the remarkable show of love to him and his family by giving his late father, Hon. Justice Chukwudifu Akunne Oputa, a befitting burial, the Areafada debunked a supposed occasion at the requiem mass where it was said that he prevented Governor Rochas Okorocha from paying tribute to his father.
The statement reads in part: “May I use this medium to clear the air concerning news making the rounds. There is no ill feelings between me and His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha (SAM).
“I did not snatch microphone from him, no such thing happened at all. I do not put out as portrayed by these news reports, I believe I am a very cultured individual, not one to rubbish a good gesture.”