Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, who has been leading a campaign for the return or resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been attacked. Charly boy who is one of the founders of “Our Mumu Don Do” group has lead protesters to Abuja to request the president returned to the country or resigned.
Charly Boy was attacked in Wuse Market by angry protesters who are believed to be supporters of the president. Wuse Market is Abuja’s largest market and is dominated by northerners who support President Buhari.
“Charly Boy came to this market with some cameramen doing his protest here. I was standing in front of my shop when I saw him running for his dear life, being chased by those youth,” a trader at the market said.
“They nearly lynched him, because those youth almost overpowered police security near him.”
The musician was rescued by security operatives who fired gunshots and tear-gas to disperse the crowd.