[Anglophone Crises]: EMPTY SCHOOLS AND FEW TAXIS AS ‘GHOST TOWN’ INTENSIFIES IN BAMENDA

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The City of Bamenda (Commercial Avenue)

According to our sources, reports says that the city of Bamenda continues to hold its ground strong during this ongoing strike
Yesterday, 20 February 2017, the city of Bamenda resumed its “Ghost Town” at full effect. At the end of the day, however, some vehicles began to circulate, before closing around 9:30. Some ten yellow taxis (Probably the one bought by the government to transport and persuade people to resume activities) that resisted the movement barely served the section from the Mobil Nkwen station to the town of Bambili, where the University of Bamenda is located. To get around, you had to be satisfied with motorcycles. However it takes about 35 minutes to see any form of transportation in the city center, nothing at all in the neighborhoods,

Rumors have it that only a few public schools were open with few or no students in class. However, there were no incidents probably because the city of Bamenda remains heavily militarized. The anti-riot police, Anti-terror units, and even B.I.R.S occupy the streets,

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