NPF promotes loyalists


Dimapur, March 19: In what is seen as a reward for loyalty, Naga People’s Front (NPF) president Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu today elevated Press Secretary of the party Sebastian Zumvu to media advisor to the President NPF in the rank of general secretary, and associate press secretary Atou Liezietsu to the post of press secretary of the party with immediate effect. Mrs Sapralu Nyekha had been appointed as associate press secretary earlier this year.
Phushika Awomi, former associate press secretary was also earlier promoted to general secretary of the party. Awomi is a former president of the Naga Students’ Federation.
Zumvu is a senior journalist in the State and was founder-publisher of the now-defunct daily newspaper The Northeast Herald. He served as the press secretary to the Chief Minister of Nagaland from 1998 to 2003, and as OSD to the Governor of Goa, Maharashtra & Gujarat from 2004 to 2010. He joined the NPF in 2013 and since then, had held various positions in the party. He was also the press secretary to Chief Ministers TR Zeliang and Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu. His short stories and poems are used in English literature subject in several universities in the region, said a NPF release.
Atou Liezietsu is a former Kohima correspondent for Nagaland Post. Mrs Nyekha is a post graduate in English literature and is also a diploma holder in mass communications.
(Page News Service)