Dominic Yazokie laid to rest
Dimapur, August 25 (EMN): Hundreds mourner bade farewell to the departed soul of the Additional Director of Information and Public Information, late Dominic Yazokie, who was laid to rest today in Vidima village.
Family members, friends and officials from the Information and Public Relations Department led by its Director bade a tearful goodbye to Additional Director of Information & Public Relations late Dominic Yazokie, who was laid to rest in Vidima village on August 25.
Parliamentary Secretary, Er. Vikho Yoshu, speaking on behalf of the deceased native village Kigwema, described late Dominic as a person of wisdom who was always ready to help people and the society at large. He lamented that the vacuum created by his demise would be difficult to replace.
Director IPR, Limawati Ao, described late Dominic as an able and fair administrator, who had been a fatherly figure to the younger officers.
“As a senior officer in the Directorate, he was the solid rock in which the Department stood in times of hardships and uncertainties,” he added. He has further conveyed condolence to the bereaved family members.
Others who spoke during the funeral included Retired Director of HE, Norbert Noraho; DPRO Dimapur Lolano Patton; vice president of ACU, Kevituonyu Simon; Catechist of St. Michael Church Kigwema, Vimetha Vincent; and others.
Condolence messages of the State Governor, Chief Minister and Bishop of Nagaland were also read out during the funeral service.
Late Dominic Yazokie passed away on August 24 at Bethesda Hospital, Kohima, after a brief illness. He joined the Department of IPR in November 1985 as PRO Delhi and served the government and the people with dedication and distinction in that position for nearly 18 years. After coming to the Directorate on promotion, he served in various capacities including PRO to Governor of Nagaland, Nodal officer at CMs office etc. He left behind his wife, 5 children (3 sons and two daughters) and 6 grand children.