07.10.2021 news Soldiers Harass Nollywood Actor Chiwetalu Agu for Wearing Biafra Attire

Published 7th Oct, 2021

By Abdullah Tijani

Chiwetalu Agu, a veteran Nollywood actor, has been harassed by Nigerian soldiers in Onitsha, Anambra State, for wearing clothes adorned with Biafra insignia.

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In a video uploaded by Somto Okonkwo, a Twitter user, on Thursday, men in army uniform were seen dragging and pushing the actor as he tried to resist arrest.

“The Nigerian Army just brutalised and arrested Nollywood legend and actor Chinwetalu Agu in Upper Iweka Onitsha, Anambra State, because he wore a Biafran attire. This is unacceptable! This is the kind of harassment and intimidation Biafrans face on a daily,” Okonkwo said on Twitter.

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FIJ gathered that the actor was in the city to share food items to the poor.

Tochukwu Ikenga, Anambra police spokesperson, told The Nation that the police were aware of the incident but did not have all the details.

Published 7th Oct, 2021

By Abdullah Tijani


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