The Western Sumi Kukami Hoho (WSKH) has clarified that its new president Apeto Assumi, Head GB of Khutovi village was elected as per the decision by the general house at a general sesion with Nomination Committee on June 20.
WSKH in a press release issued by newly elected president Apeto Assumi and general secretary Jacob Zhimomi stated that Nomination Committee/Search Committee held a meeting at the Convener’s residence Vikuto Wotsa on June 5 where Shikuto Zalipu, Hovikhe Zhimomi and Jacob Zhimomi as President, Vice President and General Secretary respectively.
The release further stated that members nominated by Nomination Committee were laid on the floor of the house at general session of WSKH held at L. Hotovi village under Khaghaboto area on June 20. However, the house rejected the proposal of Nomination Committee with regard to the post of President and Vice Presidential candidature. The post of General Secretary as proposed by the Nomination Committee was accepted by the house. Therefore the decision to elect the new President and Vice President was bound to be decided by the general house considering all the criteria essential to hold such post as laid down by the WSKH Constitution, the house unanimously decided to elect Apeto Assumi, Head GB of Khutovi village as President and Kakiho Achumi, Head GB of Kakiho village as Vice President.
Besides stating that decision of the house was legal and final WSKH stated that no further complains or any sort of hindrance would be tolerated and anyone doing so must own responsibility.