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Students challenged to say no to drugs and make a difference

Serafina Silaitoga
Friday, June 27, 2014

STUDENTS have been challenged to make a difference and create a drug-free environment.

Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said it was important for students to start making a difference today.

Yesterday, students of Khemendra Primary School marched through Savusavu Town holding banners and placards that displayed messages of stopping drug abuse.

Insp Sokomuri said it was encouraging to know that students around the country were part of the week-long drug awareness campaign.

He said drug abuse had affected some students and tarnished their future.

"That is why we need to work together to put a stop to drug abuse. Different schools have their own programs and the main message is to stop drug substance abuse and save our children who are our future generation," he said.

"The police teams around the country have also been part of the week-long program and participated with students in schools.

"By having these programs, we are showing our children that it is not too late to stop the use of drugs in our society and that they can make a difference."

Booths were set up in classrooms where students and teachers distributed messages of fighting crime and stopping drug abuse.

Insp Sokomuri said police teams would visit schools as part of the program.

In the North, teams have covered the three provinces of Cakaudrove, Bua and Macuata.








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