The drug situation is worse than before, but it is something we can manage - Tikoduadua

The drug situation is worse than before, but it is something we can manage - Tikoduadua

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Saturday 15/06/2024
Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration, Pio Tikoduadua

The drug situation in the country is worse than before, but it is something we can still manage as a community and as a nation together.

This was highlighted by the Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration, Pio Tikoduadua, on fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan after being questioned on what is his assessment when he came into office.

He says the discovery of 5 tonnes of methamphetamine in Nadi reflects badly on our people and community in terms of the nature of the problem we have in the country.

Tikoduadua says he does not deny that Fiji has a serious drug problem, and this problem has been around for a long time.

He says they have been raising this issue since 2019.

When asked how we got here, the Minister says history is not only the study of the past, but it's also an explanation of the present.

He says this thing did not happen overnight, and now the situation is big, but it is something that we can still manage or eradicate.

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