Lotha Regional Council, (LRC)/ NNC reacting to a press statement on ‘NNC Lotha region authorized’ published in this local daily on August 25 clarified that the statement was not an official publication as no changes among present office bearers of LRC/NNC was made.
LRC/ NNC stated that at present Lotha Regional Council (LRC) NNC consisted of officiating member which includRabenthung Patton President LRC/NNC CEC member, Yilow Humtsoe Vice President LRC/NNC CEC member, Rhanlamo Tungoe Medanpiyu LRC/NNC CEC member, Eshenthung Enio LRC/NNC CEC member, Yiben Kikon LRC/NNC/ECE member, N Ezung general secretary LRC/NNC ECE member.A press release issued by LRC/NNC vice president Yilow Humtsoe stated that officiating members of NNC/LRC were not known to the present members of NNC/LRC and that R. Benry Yanthan Claiming as (General Secretary) was not even a member of LRC/NNC and the post of general secretary taken by him was never known to LRC/NNC. wYilow Humtsoe also alleged that Chumbemo Khenchung vanished since 1999 and was not seen anywhere in LRC/NNC for “some ten years” and questioned from where he had taken the charge of LRC/NNC President. Further, the vice president also clarified that Chenirao Humtsoe, T. Oren, Etssonshio Tungoe, and M.C. Murry left LRC/NNC on April 19, 2006.
All Lotha general public and NNC members have been informed not to be misled by the statement made by “un-official and un-authorized person, who are trying to divide” the unity of Lothas and Nagas in general.