President Buhari foreclosed any chance for a referendum to biafra.

President Muhammadu Buhari has publicly come clean about his plan for the Biafra agitators clamouring for secession from Nigeria.Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari today foreclosed any chance for a referendum as a path to bring healing and closure to the vexing issue of Biafra according to News.He made the statement during a media event in New York City at the end of his visit to the United States as the leader of Nigeria’s delegation to the 71th United Nations’ General Assembly.

The president stated that the choice left for Biafran activists is to form a political party that would advance their interest within the Nigerian democratic space.The president’s advice to Biafrans activists came a day after commercial activities in some key cities in the South East,and South-South of Nigeria were grounded following a stay at home order from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB ).

There were also protests in various cities around the world by Biafran activists demanding the release from prison of IPOB’s leader,Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.In recent past, the president had been dismissive of Biafran agitators as kids who did not see the Biafra-Nigeria Civil War.A few weeks ago,while speaking to Youth Corp members who visited him at his country home.