2020 Twin Election: The stakes in South West Region

The South West Region is one of the high stakes regions of the country for the twin legislative and municipal elections of February 9, 2020.

The socio-political and security situation in the region is the first challenge candidates and political parties in the political race will have to overcome before wooing voters.

The political race is expected to take place in the entire region which is administratively broken down to six divisions: Fako, Koupé-Manengouba, Lebialem, Manyu, Meme, Ndian.

Political parties running in each Division

Fako Division

Political parties in different municipalities

Fako

SDF
CPDM

Ideneau

CPDM
NUDP

Limbe I

CPDM
SDF

Limbe II

CPDM

Limbe III

CPDM
SDF

Muyuka

CPDM

Tiko

CPDM
SDF
NUDP

Meme Division

Konye-Meme III

CPDM

Kumba I

CPDM
SDF

Kumba II

CPDM
SDF

Kumba III

CPDM
SDF

Mbonge

CPDM

Kupe-Manengouba Division

Bangem

CPDM

Nguti

CPDM

Tombel

CPDM
NUDP

Lebialem Division

Alou

CPDM

Menji

NSFC

Wabane

CPDM

Manyu Division

Akwaya

CPDM

Eyumojock

CPDM

Mamfe Central

CPDM

Tinto

CPDM

Ndian Division

Bamuso

CPDM

Dikome

CPDM

Ekondo Titi
CPDM

Idabato

CPDM

Isangele

CPDM

Kombo Abedimo

CPDM

Kombo Itindi

CPDM

Mundemba

CPDM
SDF

Toko

CPDM
SDF

Specifies of the South West Region

Fako division covers an area of 2,093 km² and a total population of 466,412 as of 2005. The capital of the division is Limbe. The cosmopolitan population from other parts of the Cameroon live harmonious with the Bakweri and other tribes. The division also host the University of Buea and the Cameroon Development Corporation, CDC plantations

Kupe-Manenguba division covers an area of 3,404 km² and in 2005, had a total population of 105,579. The capital of the division is Bangem.

Lebialem division covers an area of 617 km² and had a total population of 113,736. The capital of the division is Menji.

Manyu division covers an area of 9,565 km² and has a total population of 181, 039. The capital of the division is Mamfe. The division has a huge influx of Cameroonians who live peacefully with the Banyange and other tribes.

Meme is a division of South West Region in Cameroon that covers a surface area of 3,105 km² and has a total population of 326,734. The capital is Kumba which is a cosmopolitan town.

Ndian is located in the humid tropical rainforest zone. Its headquarters is in Mundemba and has an estimated surface area of about 6,626 km2. The mountainous areas of Ndian division are covered by sub-mountainous forests with low but irregular canopy. Pamol, Cameroon’s palm oil plantation is located in the division. The division borders the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Its mangroves and creeks dominated estuary forms a very low and indented point of contact with the sea in the Rio del Rey estuary.

Elvis Teke

 

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