Veteran singer, Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has slammed Nigerian youths over their preference for the reality TV show, Big Brother Naija to more pressing national issues.
The music star in a post shared via his Instagram page on Monday, August 10, 2020, expressed shock at the rate at which young Nigerians have made the reality show trend on social media while ignoring some of the socio-political issues in the country.
“I no Understand Naija Youths. Una shame dey shame Me. Big Brother Naija: Erica caught on camera having sex with Kiddwayya Nigerians Comments — 60,700 Likes — 103,000 Shares — 70,800,” he wrote.
”Nigerian Govt signs power generation contract with Siemens to boost electricity. Nigerians Comments — 4 Likes — 2 Shares — 6 — Total number of votes cast Big Brother Nigeria 2019 = 170 million. — Total number of votes cast General election 2019 = 27 million.”
“A practical reality of who we are as people and where our priority lies as citizens. The funny side in all of these is that we still go to bed, have a good sleep, and wake up with the hope to meet a Nigeria we didn’t create. Mumu Nigerians! Mumu Nigerians!! Mumu Nigerians!!!”
The self acclaimed activist is no stranger when it comes to topics bothering the nation.
Charly Boy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, television presenter, publisher, producer, and activist.