October 19, 2021

Impunity: DSS Releases Actor Chiwetalu Agu to Colleagues

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Agu (middle) with other members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria after he was released by the DSS

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Agu (middle) with other members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria after he was released by the DSS

Veteran actor Chiwetalu Agu, who was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS), has regained freedom.

Chiwetalu Agu was first arrested by the Army on October 7, 2021 around Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra State for adorning a Biafra outfit while distributing bread and other items to the poor, before he was later picked up by the DSS in the evening of that day.

The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, in a statement, said the association was able to secure the release of Actor Chiwetalu Agu from the custody of the DSS.

Ejezie, in company of a colleague, a senior special Assistant on Military Affairs and Inter-Governmental Relations to the AGN President Steve Eboh, received Agu at the DSS office, Abuja

The elated veteran actor, who was in the company of actress Monalisa Chinda and another colleague, thanked God for surviving the ordeal.

He commended AGN for its relentless efforts in securing his release from detention.

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