Normally, elections are a good thing, we need a change. But as far as this, Northwest and Southwest province is a big concern.
So instead of picking candidates, they pick between voting and saving their lives.>> There's a panic around the people, because security cannot be anywhere at any time.
The whole region is a big concern.>> I cannot describe it, you just wake up and find dead bodies. Nine of them laying there and you don't know who killed them.>> Hanawaba g/, had already fled months ago and then later found out her house was burned down.
She's with her daughter in the capital now. The incumbent president Paul Biya is expected to win easily on Sunday. But one opposition candidate Akere Muna, seen here, told us that ironically the militants separatists may actually be helping Biya win.
e rebels want to squash the vote all together in the English regions.
>> We are ready.>> Vote or no vote the chaos means fewer ballots cast by English speakers, people who would be likely to vote against Biya. And the rebels numbers have been bolstered by a government crack down on protestors and reports of government soldiers raiding English villages.>> Let's fight for our freedom.
>> President Biya has been in office for 36 years, and is one of Africa's last remaining strongmen.