The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reportedly withdrawn its threat to stop the November 18 Anambra governorship election.

This is following a meeting IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu held with the leadership of a non-governmental organisation, Ala Igbo Development Foundation in Owerri, the Imo State capital yesterday.

Kanu, shortly after the meeting is reported to have said:

‘I came because of my respect for elders. IPOB is not a violent group. We are law abiding citizens of the society. What we agreed here today will guide us in the issue of Anambra election. I will go and meet with the leadership of IPOB.”

Eligible voters in Anambra have therefore been advised to go out and exercise their franchise without fear of molestation.

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