- After days of trials with the Nigerian Army and DSS, Nollywood actor Chiwetalu Agu was reportedly released
- The Actors Guild of Nigeria said, it secured the release of the experienced actor on Tuesday, October 12th
- Agu is said to have thanked God for surviving the tests and praised the AGN leadership for it that she came to his rescue
The Actors Guild of Nigeria announced the release of the Nollywood actor on Tuesday October 12th Chiwetalu Agu from the Ministry of State Services (DSS).
The AGN announced this through a statement on their official Instagram page.
The declaration signed by the communications director of the AGN, Monalisa Chinda, read in part:
“The national president of the theater Nigeria’s guild, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, once again has the release of the actor Chiwetalu Agu from the cu story of the DSS. “
” On behalf of the guild, I was with my colleague, the senior special assistant for military affairs and interstate relations the President, Steve Eboh, in the DSS office to the Mr. Agu today. “
The statement added that Agu thanked God for surviving the ordeal and for the guidance The AGN praised her for standing by him.
How Agu was arrested
Agu, a seasoned Nollywood actor, was first seen on Thursday, Arrested October 7, 2021, in Onitsha, Anambra state, by the Nigerian army for being a Biafra. wore outfit.
The army accused him of asking support for the Biafra Forbidden Indigenous Peoples (IPOB) who are accused of plotting the latest murders in the southeast .
It was then handed over to the DSS for investigation and prosecution.
Nigerians respond, praise the AGN
React to Agu’s publication on Instagram, Kingsley Adimegwu (@kizobillz) said:
” Very praiseworthy God bless AGN. “
Onyinye Okafor (@ officialonyinyeokafor) said:
“Thank you, Lord ….. God bless my President … God bless AGN.”
Jason More (@ iamjasonmore) said:
“Congratulations to all of you, our leaders. We love you.”
Ebiaboere Levi (@ebiaboere) said:
“Welcome to all of you and thank you very much for your free time sung by AGN. “
DSS flies Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja
Before his release, the DSS allegedly flew Agu to Abuja.
A relative of the Nollywood actor quoted by The Punch had also alleged that the family had been denied access to the actor.
The relative, who spoke anonymously had said: Agu was first moved from Anambra to Enugu and then to Abuja.