Veteran Nigerian entertainer, Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has revealed that he had been in the hospital for over 10 days battling prostate cancer.
The legendary singer and songwriter told his fans that but for the grace of God, he returned from the jaws of death. The King of Boys movie star further noted that to get treatment for his ailment, he underwent medical care in Nigeria.
In a TikTok video which was also shared on his verified Instagram account, Charly Boy said, “Today I am being discharged from the hospital. In my life, I am happy doing this video. I have fought so many battles. And I have won so many battles. But for the past ten days, I have been battling with something very huge.
“But as God would have it, he saved my life and I beat that sucker. I have been fighting my prostrate issues. It is not a small thing. Not as you are seeing me shining. You will see videos and know I came from the jaws of death. That thing that has killed many people did not kill me.”
“Above all, I want to thank the doctor who saw to it. He did a fantastic job. His name is Kingsley Ekwueme. He was the doctor who took care of me and who saw my problem. I want to thank you. You are a great guy.
“As you can see, I didn’t travel to London or America. I had my treatment in Nigeria. I am back. Charly Boy no dey finish na. I am not going anywhere soon.”
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