We can reliably inform you that Charly Boy’s nonagenarian father, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa is dead
and this is authoritative.
The official statement at our disposal read thus:
The family of Justice Chukwudifu Oputa wishes to announce the passing to glory of the eminent jurist and retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria at the age of 96 years. He passed on peacefully on Sunday afternoon may 4th, 2014, after recovering from a brief illness. Funeral announcements will soon be released by the family.
Charles Oputa for the family