Locals in Kumbo, North West region of Cameroon say in the past one month, they have been living in fear as military men parade in search of separatist fighters. On May 15th, the military launched an operation called “Keep Bui Clean” aimed at wiping out separatists in the Division. The commander of the 5th joint military legion is visiting Kumbo.
There has been a timid resumption of activities in some localities in Ako Sub Division in the North West region following the killing of seven suspected separatists fighters two weeks ago. Daily activities in the greater part of the Sub Division are moving unperturbed as more people who earlier took refuge in different areas are returning home.
Stopping separatists in the North West from carrying out periodic attacks in Bamboutos Division in the West region of Cameroon is one of many preoccupations of the Governor of the West region. Governor Awah Fonka Augustine at the end of the governors meeting in Yaounde admitted that the spill over effects of the crisis arw much felt in the West region, necessitating measures to limit the spread.
The Confederation of African Football -CAF has reassurred that draws for African Cup of Nations-AFCON will take place soon. AFCON officials made the declaration today in Yaounde after talks with the minister of sports and the president of FECAFOOT.