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DSS Release Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu

Ejezie Emeka Rollas, Chiwetalu Agu and Monalisa Chinda
Ejezie Emeka Rollas, Chiwetalu Agu and Monalisa Chinda

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released the Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu.

Timeofgist recalls that Agu was arrested by Nigerian soldiers in Anambra for allegedly supporting the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), he was released by the Nigerian Army on Friday but picked up by the DSS a few hours later for questioning on the same matter.

The Director of Communication, Actor Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Monalisa Chinda, announce the news on the guild’s social media page:

“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.”