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Cameroon Separatist Fighters, Ambazonian Boys Take Over Border Communities, Screen Nigerians

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A professional-independence motion preventing for self-rule in South-West Cameroon, Ambazonian Boys, has elevated its agitation because the fighters now display screen Nigerians close to the Cross River State border.

It was learnt that they blocked each Cameroonians and Nigerians travelling into and out of the 2 nations was effectively as participating in capturing since final week within the borderline communities.



A Cameroonian, who resides in Cross River State capital, Calabar was stated to have sneaked into Mamfe city and different elements of their ancestral southwest Cameroon. He narrated how they have been very fortunate to have returned alive.

In keeping with Each day Publish, Bisong Ojong Nre, 56, who does menial jobs in Calabar and had a household reunion in his Cameroonian hometown three weeks in the past stated he needed to meander harmful bush paths close to Boki LGA of Cross River State to flee the rampaging Ambazonian Boys who extort and clamp down on people who violate their orders.

“In the direction of the worldwide border city of Mfum close to the industrial city of Ikom in Nigeria, the Amba Boys completely display screen travellers together with Nigerian merchants.

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“The boys are indignant {that a} splinter group has aligned with outlawed Biafran teams to sabotage and betray them to forces loyal to President Paul Biya of Cameroon.

“The boys, due to this fact, suspect Nigerians. They’ve even alleged that the Nigerian authorities is subtly supporting Biya towards them.”

One other Cameroonian, who additionally returned to Calabar over the weekend, stated the Amba Boys now had higher palms over the Biya federal forces who’re preventing them to unite the nation.

“We’ve seen them destroy Biya’s armaments, together with many armoured tanks. However what’s making us extra fearful is that they don’t spare any suspicious characters. They’ve killed lots of their individuals too, together with burning down homes of anybody who makes an attempt to betray them.” 

An riot broke out in southwest Cameroon over 5 years in the past, when the English talking individuals of Southern Cameroons demanded an impartial, sovereign nation they name Ambazonia.

The identify Ambazonia comes from the Ambas Bay. The bay which is situated in southwestern Cameroon is taken into account because the boundary between Southern Cameroons and the Republic of Cameroon.

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