Isabel ranked highest alcohol drinker in SI

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr Gabriel Manelusi

THE Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr Gabriel Manelusi has revealed that Isabel province is ranked the highest alcohol drinker in Solomon Islands.

He said this is according to the recent data survey carried out in 2018 by the Ministry of Women Youth Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) which reads 72 percent alcohol and other substance abuse, 50 percent land disputes and 20 percent logging.

“The recent data survey of highest alcohol drinker in Solomon Islands is Isabel province.

“The data shows risk on human resources for Isabel province in terms of economy growth due to the impact of healthy issues in the future.

“It is not too late to ask God forgiveness so that we build Isabel Province in More Collaboration approach,” said Manelusi.

The survey was carried out at eight provinces, Central, Choiseul, Guadalcanal, Isabel, Makira, Western and Honiara.

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