Charly Boy Set to Hold Thanksgiving for Surviving Prostate Cancer, Prays for His Instrument to Function Again

Charly Boy Set to Hold Thanksgiving for Surviving Prostate Cancer, Prays for His Instrument to Function Again

  • Legendary Nigerian singer, Charly Boy, expressed gratitude to God for surviving prostate cancer
  • The veteran singer mentioned that he would be holding a thanksgiving service in Lagos on Saturday, April 29
  • The socialite mentioned his optimism towards having a functional instrument after battling with the illness

Famous Nigerian musician Charles Oputa, best known as Charly Boy or Area Fada, is set to hold a thanksgiving service for his good health. reported weeks ago that Charly Boy shared his battle with prostate cancer.

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Pictures of Charly boy Credit: @charlyboy
Source: Instagram

In a post on his Instagram page, the musician and activist shared the story of overcoming prostate cancer.

Charly Boy also revealed that he had been battling the illness for over 10 days while posting a video of himself being wheeled out of the theatre.

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He believed God had bestowed upon him the greatest favour by allowing him to survive.

Charly Boy is optimistic that his "instrument" will soon begin to work well again. He declared it by saying, "being a man is not easy."

"Guys, Tomorrow I Dey go thank God for sparing my life, from Prostate Cancer.
"Hopefully, my instrument go begin function again, I go let una know cos I go do another Thanksgiving for dat one It’s not easy to be a Manoooo."

See his post below:

Internet users react


"My notification shall be on to know the situation of the instrument, congratulations Daddy."


"Congratulations sir ihe n' agba nwoke mgba erika . ..ekene diri chukwu."


"I wish you a total healing."


"Thank God for you FADA. I will surely be there."

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"Congratulations sir ihe n' agba nwoke mgba erika . ..ekene diri chukwu. "


"Lol..God bless and keep you're loved."

Charly Boy runs into Davido on election day

Nigerian music veteran, Charles Oputa aka Charly Boy, ran into Davido on election day, February 25, 2023, and took to social media to share the exciting news.

Davido had remained a scarce face on social media after suffering a big tragedy in his family, and many fans longed to catch a glimpse of him.

Taking to his official Instagram page, Charly Boy shared two photos he took with Davido after bumping into him in Bourdillon, Lagos.


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