The Department of State Security, DSS has released popular Nollywood actor, Chinwetalu Agu.
Agu was handed over to the secret police by the Nigerian military after getting arrested by Soldiers in Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra state last week for soliciting support for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN secured the release of Agu on Tuesday.
AGN made this known via a statement on their official page titled, “Chiwetalu Agu released to Actors Guild Of Nigeria”
The statement signed by the AGN Communication Director, Monalisa Chinda read, “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, 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.”