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Samson Aye instated at GB of Thahekhu village

Samson Aye

Dimapur, September 10: In accordance with the age-old Sumi customary law and ancestral practice, Thahekhu Village in Dimapur instated Samson Aye as the GB of the village in a formal ceremony that was held on Saturday morning at his residence.
A press release informed that the village had recently lost one of its GBs, H Tovito Ayemi, who passed away in June. He was the younger brother of Samson.
The Executive Secretary of Western Sumi Baptist Churches Kuqhakulu, Rev. Dr. Phughoto Aye read a passage from the Bible and invoked God’s blessings upon the new village chief while Hukiye Yepthomi, Head GB of Thahekhu village, in presence of village elders, tribal and church leaders, conferred the authority on him by presenting him with a red shawl that signify responsibility and leadership.
Samson pledged to work for the uplift and welfare of the village. Stating that it should be collective effort of all to bring forth social harmony and progress in the society and therefore urged the villagers to extend their co-operation and support to him for sole purpose of the growth of the society.
Speaking on behalf of the Thahekhu village council, former MLA Hewoto Y Awomi, who is also the advisor to the council, stated that the people of Thahekhu village would benefit immensely through the leadership of Samson.
President of Western Sumi Hoho, Shikaho Zhimo said good leadership is prerequisite and said not only Thahekhu village alone but whole of Western Sumi is privileged to have an energetic man leading the people. Pishito Ayemi spoke on behalf of the Ayemi clan.
(Page News Service)