The Ambazonia Military Force, AMF, one of several groups fighting in the North West and South West regions has said the upcoming legislative and municipal elections in will not take place in Anglophone Cameroon.
In a video on social media, the group warned that no one in the Anglophone regions should take part.
For those still wanting to be Mayors and MPs in the regions, the AMF said they “are doing so at their own risk.” These politicians they added, “want to kill their families and themselves. Anyone going in for the elections doesn’t want to live again”.
In the days ahead, the team promised, other Ambazonian fighters on the ground will release messages about how they intend to make sure the elections are halted.
Similar messages, it should be recalled, were made ahead of the 2018 presidential elections that saw a low participation rate in several parts of the Anglophone regions.
The warning comes as one of other previous statements by similar groups and Ambazonia leaders directed at Anglophone politicians warning them not to partake in the elections. A lot of them have since backed out, especially those of the Social Democratic Front, SDF party.