Veteran musician, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy and Area Fada, has disclosed that his 42-year-old marriage to his wife, Diane, has not been easy and “I still dey patch am, e still dey leak”, adding that marriage is not moin moin.
Charly Boy got married to Dianne, an African-American singer and fashion designer, in 1979, making their marriage to be 42 years old.
Charly Boy, who took to his instagram page, areafada1 and Twitter handle @AreaFada1 to give an insight into his marriage, said that every marriage has its issues, adding that he and his wife agreed to never give up on each other despite the hiccups in the marriage.
Charly Boy said further that “marriage is management and not everyone will get married.”
Below are the comments he made about his marriage and how he and his wife have weathered the storm of matrimony.
“Some people think say marriage na moin moin. How dem fit know say no be everybody God create go marry. I don swim many rivers for dis my 42 years of marriage.
“Don’t for one minute think our marriage is made in heaven. It has been through hell many times over, we still dey patch am, e still dey leak.
“We have our issues, problems and challenges (never for public consumption). We disagree on many things sometimes.
“The only thing we basically agree on is never to give up on each other. We both go die here.”
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“After 42 years, I still dey patch am, e still dey leak”: Charly Boy speaks about his marriage