Higher Education bids farewell to Director
Kohima, April 30 (EMN): Directorate of Higher Education organised a farewell programme in honour of its outgoing Director, I Alempokba on April 29 in the conference hall of the Directorate.
Speaking on behalf of the officers and staff of the Directorate, Menuokholie Kire, Joint Director, described him as the most cheerful head of department (HoD), understanding, likeable, approachable and a man of style, who has brightened the department in many ways.
Expressing that they have enjoyed working together as a family, he said the valuable and innovative ideas of the outgoing Director will always be cherished. Further congratulating on his successful completion of 35 years of service, he wished the outgoing Director, I Alempokba, a long and a happy retired life.
Parliamentary Secretary of Higher & Technical Education, Deo Nukhu, said the outgoing Director is a younger person but expressed, “we are good friends and I hope that we will continue to be good friends in the near future also.”
Meanwhile, the outgoing Director I Alempokba thanked the Directorate for arranging such a memorable farewell.
The farewell programme was chaired by the Additional Director of Higher Education, Kuholi Chishi, who also delivered the welcome address. Other highlights of the event included invocation by Dr. Apeni Lotha, Principal of Mt. Tiyi College, Wokha; short speech by Ngangshikokba, Principal of Dimapur Government College; and special number by Naga Idol 2009, Topeni Assumi.