Lozaphuhu council members vow for honesty in duty
Dimapur, April 14 (EMN): The newly inducted members of Lozaphuhu village council in Phek district have taken oath on the Bible to be honest and diligent in discharging their duties according to the Christian principles.
Members took the oath during an installation programme held on April 12 at the village junction. The programme was chaired by Kevikho Vese, while the invocation prayer was said by Rev. Fr. KC James, parish priest of St. Mary’s Parish, Lozaphuhu, an update from the village council stated.
Delivering the welcome address and speaking on behalf of the organisers, Dr. Zhokusheyi Rhakho has stressed on the necessity of a good system in order to produce good leaders. He added that the programme was organised not just to honour them but also to bless and remind them of their responsibilities.
It stated that fellow villagers from Dimapur, Kohima, Lanezho, Phek town and the representatives from Village Gazetted Officers’ Forum also addressed the gathering.
The swearing-in of the newly elected council members was administered by Rev. Kevengo-i Sakha, pastor of Lozaphuhu Baptist Church (LBC) and president of CBCC, while Rev. Khrotso Mero, CBCC executive secretary, exhorted the gathering and prayed for the new council members.
In his address, Rev. Mero drew a reference from the Book of Nehemiah which talks about leadership and urged the members to read the same. Describing Nehemiah as a patriot, hardworking, planner, organiser, motivator, prayerful, man of action and a well-informed person, Rev. Mero stated that a good leader should draw inspiration from Nehemiah.
Also stating that leaders should be genuinely passionate and persistent in their pursuits, he advised the new members to glorify God through discharging their duties.
Speaking on behalf of the new team, the new council chairman Khusuzo Khamo assured to give their best and live up to the expectation and trust bestowed upon them. He also sought cooperation of the public towards the council.
The programme concluded with a prayer said by ChinesoluVese, LBC woman pastor.