This was one of the sentiments shared by East Sepik Governor Allan Bird when airing his thoughts about the Government’s move to ban guns in the country.
The East Sepik Governor, whilst in favour of the Police Minister’s move to ban guns in the country, stated that guns should not be blamed for violence. Rather, underlying factors like unemployment and better education should be focused on to ensure the country’s young population has sound moral values.
“Let’s get to the root of the problem. It’s not the gun itself that just jumps up and shoots somebody.