Nollywood veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu has eventually been released by the Department of State Services (DSS) from its custody.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria made the announcement in a statement titled; “CHIWETALU AGU RELEASED TO ACTORS GUILD OF NIGERA” signed by its Director of Communications, Monalisa Chinda Coker.
She said; “The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas has yet again secured the release of Actor Chiwetalu Agu from the custody of the DSS.”
“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.”
Recall that Chiwetalu Agu was arrested by the Nigerian Army on Thursday October 7th, 2021 at Upper Iweka Bridge, Onitsha Anambra State for wearing a Biafran regalia.
Agu, however, was released by the Nigerian Army and shortly after, he was re-arrested by the operatives of the DSS on Friday, October 8th, 2021.