NSCN (I-M) general secretary Th. Muivah visited the grave of late Vizol, former chief minister of Nagaland in Viswema and paid rich tributes. Muivah was accompanied by his wife, senior members of NSCN (I-M), chairman of Viswema Village Council and son of late Vizol.
Showing his respect to late Vizol, Muivah said that the former chief minister was one of the “great Naga leaders” who worked whole heartedly for the interest of the Nagas. According to a statement issued by the MIP, NSCN (I-M), Muivah described late Vizol as a “popular chief minister” and recollected the days when people from the Southern Nagaland used to gather at his place. Muivah mentioned the names of late Ramyo, late Suisa and late Lungshim with whom he spent time in the house of late Vizol.
He said that the political scenario in Nagaland underwent drastic change after late Vizol’s term as chief minister and that corruption started to play active role in Nagaland politics.
As a person who knew Vizol personally, Muivah said, “The living has to speak the truth and pay respect to late Vizol for what he was to the Nagas.”
The chairman of the village council, R. Ketsore Mekro expressed immense thanks to Muivah for showing love and respect to the former chief minister. Late Vizol’s son Dr. Atha Vizol said, “I have nothing to give you in return but our family will pray that God take care of Muivah and all National workers”.