Songwriter and activist, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has vowed to lead a national revolution against corruption.
“I cannot stand back and watch my country, my home get looted to the point of monumental destructiveness,” he said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Charly Boy declared his support for president Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war, and underscored the need to help government recover stolen loot.
The music icon said until Nigerians stand up against corruption, it would continue to be the bane of the country.
Charly Boy said, “In the life of every human being, there comes a moment when we must make a stand for that which matters.
“Those who are capable of helping the government recover loots for our benefit are intimidated by fear of death. I am prepared to lead a national revolution against corruption and in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti corruption war.
“This is part of my nationalistic engagement to help PMB root out corruption and mindless political criminality out of the Nigerian polity.
“Nigerians must rise in unison to fight corruption because if we fail today, our suffering will not end and many of us will die for nothing. Our failure as a country is our fault as a people.
“For decades, I have never heard thieves return so much money to the system. I urge all of us to shine our eyes, so that we will not use our hands to spoil what is left of our future because the stealing is too much.”
He also commended the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for its efforts and pledged to rally support for it and other anti-corruption agencies.
“I will meet with EFCC boss, ICPC boss, Police boss and all those trying to give this country renewed hope. Very soon, the voice of ordinary Nigerians will be so loud that the interest of the frustrated Nigerians will be a priority.”
Commending the whistleblower initiative of the federal government, the self acclaimed president of fellow frustrated Nigerians urged the youth to rally support for the president.
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