iii)Prior to 1919 Cameroon was being administered by Germany. But following the defeat of Germany in World War 1 which ended in 1918, Cameroon became a League of Nations mandate territory
iv)British Cameroons was administered by the British from neighbouring Nigeria.
v)In 1961, a plebiscite was held in British Cameroons to determine whether the people preferred to stay in Cameroon or
vi)While Northern Cameroon preferred a union with Nigeria, Southern Cameroon chose alignment with the mother country.
vii)The transition took place on June 1, 1961
viii)It was as a result of that plebiscite that Northern Cameroon which included
ix)The 1st petitioner therefore, contrary to the assertion in paragraph 1 of their petition, had no right to be voted for as a candidate in the election to
4)The 3rd Respondent avers that by reason of the 1st petitioner not having qualified to contest the election, all votes purportedly cast for the petitioners