UPDATE: Nnamdi Kanu Agrees To Stop IPOB From Boycotting Anambra Election After Meeting With Elders (Photos)
- Igbo leaders meet with Nnamdi Kanu in Anambra state
- The meeting is reportedly over the coming gubernatorial election in the state
Igbo leaders under the aegis of the Ala Igbo International Foundation met with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu on Friday, August 18.
We learnt that the traditional leaders met with Kanu to discuss the upcoming gubernatorial election in Anambra state.
Recall that Kanu has repeatedly ordered members of his group, IPOB, to boycott the gubernatorial election to hold in Anambra on November 18, 2017.
Kanu and some Igbo leaders at the meeting. Photo credit: Facebook, Radio Biafra
Daily Post reports that the leader of the foundation, Uzodinma Nwala, told newsmen Friday evening: “After much deliberation, IPOB has assured us that it won’t disrupt the November 18 governorship election.
“We have jointly told People who are eligible to vote to go out and exercise their franchise without fear of molestation.”
The leaders meet with Kanu to discuss the upcoming election in Anambra state. Photo credit: Radio Biafra
The struggle between the groups comes ahead of Saturday, August 19, governorship primaries of the United Progressive Party (UPP) for the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election.
The groups, sources said are locked in a battle of support for the two aspirants jostling for the governorship ticket of the party.