Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, launched from SSS custody


The Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, who has been in detention for practically one week, for allegedly wearing “Biafran outfit” and inciting contributors of the public, has been launched by the Articulate Safety Carrier (SSS).

Mr Agu used to be first arrested at Upper- Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra Articulate, on Thursday, for adorning an outfit which the navy mentioned reflected the colours of the Biafran flag.

The actor had argued then that he had committed no offence.

He mentioned he used to be merely wearing an apparel with the rising solar and distributing N10,000 price of bread he had sold, to feed the uncomfortable and hungry.

Agu used to be later handed over to the SSS by the navy, who straight whisked him to Abuja.


He used to be launched Tuesday night after an intervention by Mike Ozekhome’s chambers which had been briefed by the Nigerian Guild of Actors to purchase in Agu’ s defence friendly bono.

Chiwetalu Agu, released from DSS custody

A press delivery by the chambers printed that Mr Ozekhome had been briefed by the AGN and its officers to step into the topic and end Agu’s delivery. 

Agu used to be launched Tuesday night to actors Steve Eboh and Monolisa Chinda (Director of Media, AGN), by the SSS at their headquarters in Abuja, after a reported search on his phones confirmed nothing incriminating.

Chiwetalu Agu, released from DSS custody
Chiwetalu Agu with Mike Ozekhome

An delighted Agu in firm of Eboh, later paid a courtesy name on Mr Ozekhome and his team of lawyers at his Abuja chambers, to thank them.

Chiwetalu Agu, released from DSS custody

Agu’s utilization of particular language slang, phrases, or clichés in movies made him a household name in Nigeria and amongst Nollywood admirers in a foreign nation. The 65-year-outdated actor has loved a flourishing performing profession spanning three decades.

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