If historical facts are indisputable, then October 1 is a day no true Southern Cameroonian would like to 'celebrate' positively. 1st October 1961 was the worst day in Southern Cameroons history! It's the day Southern Cameroons was 'forced' to become part of La Republique du Cameroun. It was that day Southern Cameroonians became slaves under a regime which was a by-product of colonial brewing. Southern Cameroons was annexed on 1st October. Southern Cameroons never gained independence on October 1!