Nollywood actor, Agu arrested for wearing Biafra outfit released from Army custody

Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, has been released from Army custody a day after he was arrested for putting on an outfit with semblance to the Biafran flag.

This was made known via a video posted by some Nollywood actors, where Agu was filmed with two representatives from the Actors Guild of Nigeria.

Narrations in the video revealed that Agu was released via the intervention of the AGN and according to one of the representatives, the actor is hale and hearty.

Reminiscing the episode, soldiers in Onitsha, Anambra State, on Wednesday arrested Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, for wearing an outfit with Biafra inscriptions.

In a viral video trending since the day the 65-year-old Agu was seen around Upper Iweka Bridge donning the Biafra outfit and walking near a green bus, two armed soldiers were seen wrestling him to the ground and drag him.

It was gathered that the actor was in Onitsha on a charity mission where he regularly give gifts to the less privileged including food items when he was arrested by soldiers.

But the Nigerian Army in a statement said that the actor was arrested for trying to incite members of the public and soliciting support for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).


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