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  • Updated: October 13, 2021

Chiwetalu Agu: How AGN Secured Actor's Release From DSS Custody

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has secured the release of veteran Nollywood star Chiwetalu Agu following his rearrest by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Agu had reportedly been transferred to Abuja on Tuesday, a development that caused concern and prompted the guild to swing into action.

Speaking via their official Instagram handle, the AGN through one of their excos, actress Monalisa Chinda, disclosed that Chiwetalu Agu had been released.

Chiwetalu Agu

Chinda said that the actor was grateful to God for surviving the ordeal and thanked the leadership of the guild led by Emeka Rollas for their efforts.

The statement reads: "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.

AGN President Emeka Rollas

"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.
Monalisa Chinda Coker
Director of Communications Actors Guild of Nigeria."


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