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The people of Navosa were challenged yesterday to stop the cultivation of marijuana.
Fiji Police Commissioner Brigadier General Ioane Naivalurua who was the chief guest at the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking celebration at Navosa Central College reminded students and teachers from eight schools in Navosa on the bad effects of marijuana and said people have to stop cultivation inorder to better the lives of the upcoming generations.
“As your Police Commissioner I have seen the effects of drugs on children, I have seen Mom’s and Dad’s who have lost their children as a result of marijuana.”
He said he had also seen children who have forgotten there purpose in life.
Naivalurua did not mince in his words that drugs is a serious issue in the region that needs to be eradicated.
“I’m here on a serious business, here to tell you there is no place for drugs in Fiji and precisely here in Navosa.”
“I am here to tell you enough is enough. Sa Rauta!”
Naivalurua reminded the parents and village leaders that they play a vital role in the lives of their kids.
He said he often tell himself that the best teachers are parents.
According to Navosa Station Officer Inspector Usaia Davu, ever since the Chiefs of Nadroga/ Navosa agreed for the eradication of marijuana, there has been a significant decrease of its cultivation in the region.
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