Sumi Hoho releases a book on Sumi migration
Dimapur, July 4 (EMN): Nagaland minister of Agriculture and Cooperation, G Kaito Aye, has released a book on Sumi migration during the conference of the Sumi Hoho, an apex Sumi tribe body, on July 2 at Zunheboto town hall. The book was published by Sumi Hoho.
Speaking at the conference, Kaito called upon the organisations present to submit ultimatum to the government against lapses so that they could work for the welfare of the public, a DIPR report stated.
He also lauded the Zunheboto medical department for tirelessly working to achieve the highest number of vaccinated individuals in Nagaland. Stating that vaccination is the only weapon to fight against the Covid-19 virus, he appealed the leaders from various areas to act as an instrument to clear false speculations among the citizens.
Also speaking at the programme, the principal secretary of Urban Development and president Sumi Officers’ Union, Himato Zhimomi, called upon all the area leaders to submit detailed road map of their villages to the Sumi Hoho and legislators to create better knowledge for the upcoming generation. Himato also donated a laptop and computer set towards the newly inducted Hoho office bearers to begin their work for betterment of the Sumis.
While highlighting about the book on Sumi migration, convenor of the Sumi Migration Committee, Dr. Hokishe Yepthomi, informed that the committee started collecting datas from the year 2014 under the presidentship of Hovishe Arkha. He added that the book was written as per the reports collected from the village head of different villages.
He also informed that any mistake would be rectified in the later editions. In this regard, he urged the area representatives to intimate them in such cases.
Meanwhile, Sumi Hoho has reconstituted a new team of leaders for the tenure 2021-24 headed by Nikheto Zhimo as president, Dr. Vihuto Asumi as general secretary and also nominated other members from different Sumi inhabited areas as office bearers and executive members.
The invocation prayer was pronounced by pastor of SBCZ, Dr. Hutton Achumi, while the outgoing president Hekhushe Shikhu delivered the presidential address, and the consecration of old and new members was done by pastor of ZTSBC, Rev. Dr. Daniel Chishi. Associate pastor (youth) of SBCZ, Agage Z Chishi, said the benediction.