5 September 2011
THE people of Bakassi in
Cross River State have revisited their clamour for excision from Nigeria and . Cameroun
Their demand comes barely two months after
Southern Sudan became the world’s 196th nation state.
After a meeting at the weekend, the people of Greater Calabar Community, comprising all the seven local councils (Bakassi, Akpabuyo, Calabar South, Calabar Municipal, Odukpani, Akamkpa and Biase) in Cross River South Senatorial District, said they preferred to be free from
Nigeria and as an independent state. Cameroun
They appealed to United Nations (UN) to conduct a “referendum on Bakassi that would lead to its independence.”