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  • Updated: October 08, 2021

Chiwetalu Agu Released 24 Hours After Arrest By Nigerian Army

Chiwetalu Agu has reportedly been released a day after he was apprehended by soldiers of the Nigerian Army for allegedly soliciting support for the proscribed group, IPOB.

His arrest had been confirmed by the army spokesman, Brigadier Onyema Nwachuku, and the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) had reacted by condemning the actor's decision to don IPOB regalia.

News of Chiwetalu Agu's release was revealed by actress Chizzy Alichi via her official Instagram account on Friday, October 8, 2021.

Chiwetalu Agu

Posting a picture of the veteran actor, Alichi revealed that he had been released and that he was safe and sound. She also thanked God and everyone who contributed to the development.

The actress wrote, "Uncle Chinwetalu Agu has been released.  He is safe and sound. All thanks to God and everyone that contributed one way or the other."

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