Veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu has finally been released from the Department of State Services (DSS) custody.
Star actress, Monalisa Chinda Coker who is the Director of Communications, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) made the announcement.
She said; “CHIWETALU AGU RELEASED TO ACTORS GUILD OF NIGERA”
“On behalf of the Guild, According to Emeka Rollas, I was at the DSS office with my colleague, the Senior special Assistant on Military Affairs and Inter-Governmental Relations to the President Steve Eboh to receive Mr. Agu today.”
“The elated veteran Actor thanked God for surviving the ordeal and commended the leadership of the Actors Guild of Nigeria headed by Ejezie Emeka Rollas for their relentless efforts in securing his release from the detention.”
For those who don’t know, Chiwetalu Agu was arrested on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 by the Nigerian Army at Upper Iweka Bridge, Onitsha Anambra State for wearing a Biafra regalia.
He was thereafter released by the Nigerian Army and later re-arrested by the operatives of the DSS on Friday, October 8th, 2021.