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.
Tawai beat Oceania Champs totalFiji weightlifter Tevita Tawai achieved a snatch of 115 and the best clean and jerk, in group B, with a score of 165 equalling a combined total of 280, leaving him a comfortable third in the group on day four of the Commonwealth Games.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Only call details given to police in 670 cases: VFVodafone Fiji says it provided call details in 670 cases to police on the production of a search warrant or court order, but does not listen to or record calls, and could not provide such information.
5 Seconds of Summer announce Aust, NZ showsHot on the heels of selling out two shows at Londonís iconic Wembley Arena, the chart-topping Sydney boys are heading out on the road to play their first-ever headline Australian and New Zealand arena shows, touring in support of their recently released self-titled #1 smash hit debut album.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.