Veteran Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu has been released from Army custody a day after he was arrested for putting on pro-Biafra outfit.
In a video posted by Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, on his Instagram page on Friday, the 65yr-old actor was filmed with two representatives from the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).
According to the video, Agu was released via the intervention of the AGN and according to one of the representatives, the actor is hale and hearty.
When asked for a comment, Agu said, “Keep supporting Nollywood. Its the only hope we have to sustain both our public and private lives.”
Abacityblog had earlier reported that soldiers arrested Chiwetalu Agu around Upper Iweka in Onitsha for wearing an Biafra regalia.
Agu was reportedly on a charity mission to the less privileged when he was arrested by soldiers.
The Nigerian Army in a statement said that the actor was arrested “while inciting members of the public and soliciting for support for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra”.