Nigerian showbiz maestro and rights activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has formally walked his American wife, Diane, down the aisle after 40 years of cohabiting.
Taking to his verified Twitter handle, Charlyboy (Official) @Areafada1, the 67-year-old grandfather tweeted: “My Wife, I marry you again because e be like sey my Mumu never do. “I trust that our togetherness over the years has taught some people about perseverance, tolerance, discipline and friendship. “Your Loyal Mugu.”
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the marriage produced three children.
Charly Boy and Diane exchanged marriage vows on Saturday evening at the Chapel of Sisters of Jesus the Redeemer Catholic Church in Gwarimpa, Abuja. The low-keyed wedding was officiated by the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Kukah, and had in attendance close friends and relatives of the couple, including the aged mother of Charly Boy.
The Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Diocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, was also in attendance, among other clergymen.
The couple exchanged the “I do” vows amidst cheers from the congregation.
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