NPCC mourns death of former president Hokheto Jimomi

Kohima: Late Hokheto Sumi was an honest man and a reliable leader: Therie pays tribute

BY | Friday, 2 February, 2024

The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee had expressed sadness over the passing of its former president and former minister Hokheto Jimomi in Dimapur on Friday. In a press release, NPCC said that Jimomi was a seasoned politician and a dynamic leader who “sacrificed the prime years of his life to an exemplary career in public service.”

Nagaland Congress also extended its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for eternal rest of the departed soul.

Late Hokheto Jimomi, who was also known as Hokheto Sema or Hokheto Sumi, served as the president of NPCC from 2004 to 2008.

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Former NPCC president K Therie too conveyed deepest sympathies of the family of the departed.

In his message, he described “elder brother” Late Hokheto Sumi as an honest man and a reliable leader “who never backtracked or changed his word.” Therie said that Late Hokheto Sumi’s selfless service to the people was evident in the people reposing their faith in him to represent them in the Nagaland Legislative Assembly for four terms.

Therie further acknowledged Late Sumi’s contribution to the Congress Party and stated that his contributions and sacrifices for the party will be remembered and cherished.

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