I’ve been brutalized, tear gassed, locked up for months – Charly Boy

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By Ochogwu Sunday

Famous Nigerian entertainer, Charly Boy, popularly known as Area Father has recounted some of his experiences as an activist fighting for good governance.

The singer who pioneered the “Our Mumu Don Do” movement revealed in a tweet on Wednesday how he was at a point brutalized and even locked up by the security operatives.

According to him, some of his ugly experiences since 1966 till date has made him “soft like butter”, saying he has seen it all.

The tweet reads, “As an individual, a citizen of this once great country and the Area Fada, I can say that I have seen it all, now am soft like butter.

“I was young when the Union Jack was lowered into oblivion. I saw hope perish in 1966 and the wanton destruction that followed in 1967.

“I watched my beloved father clear a path to national healing in 1999. I have seen even more since then. I sabi how water enters coconut. I have been brutalized, tear gassed, locked up for months, rendered poor by our nonsensical security force”.

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