Last updated on: January 28, 2020 at 11:02 pm IST
Dimapur, January 28: Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has expressed grief at the demise of Satuo Koutsu at Kohima Tuesday morning.
The CM, who is also the president of Nagaland Olympic Association, said late Satuo was a well-known personality and served society in various capacities, which included leadership in civil society organisations, a member of the Kohima Town Committee and office bearer of sports associations. He was also a renowned sportsperson and his achievements in the field of wrestling are still renowned till today.
“He leaves behind a rich legacy in various fields and our society will miss the absence of an elderly person especially the wisdom and guidance he imparted during these crucial times,” he said.
The CM conveyed deepest condolences to members of the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.
NOA: The Nagaland Olympic Association has expressed deep pain at the demise of Satuo Koutsu.
Late Koutsu was a champion wrestler who won numerous laurels during his playing days and later served as sports administrator with distinction, NOA secretary general Abu Metha said. “Present and future generations will look up to him as a role model.”
The NOA conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the the departed soul to rest in peace.
(Page News Service)