The Division of State Providers (DSS) has launched Nollywood Actor, Chiwetalu Agu, who was earlier detained for selling Biafra.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) disclosed this in a press release signed by Monalisa Chinda Coker, its spokesperson, on Tuesday.
It learn: “The Nationwide President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas has but once more secured the discharge of Actor Chiwetalu Agu from the custody of the DSS.
“On behalf of the Guild, I used to be on the DSS workplace with my colleague, the Senior particular Assistant on Army Affairs and Inter-Governmental Relations to the President Steve Eboh to obtain Mr Agu as we speak.
“The elated veteran Actor thanked God for surviving the ordeal and recommended the management of the Actors Guild of Nigeria headed by Ejezie Emeka Rollas for his or her relentless efforts in securing his launch from the detention.”
The film star was first arrested final Thursday by troopers for sporting an outfit themed after the flag of Biafra.
He was additionally reportedly assaulted.
The military had in a press release stated the comedian actor was apprehended after he publicly displayed his solidarity for the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), a proscribed separatist group.
Amid the widespread criticism triggered by the military’s motion, Chiwetalu was finally launched on Friday, after spending practically 24 hours in detention.
However a number of hours after his launch by the military, he was arrested by the DSS on Saturday for “additional questioning”.
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