The nomenclature of Nihokhu area under Niuland sub-division has been changed to Ato area, Hq. Nihokhu with effect from September 24. The consensus decision was arrived in a meeting held on September 24 at EAC meeting hall, Nihokhu. The meeting was attended by members of Nihokhu area GB’s Union, Nihokhu Area Sumi Totimi Hoho, Nihokhu Area Students’ Union, Nihokhu Area Sports’ Association, Nihokhu Area Pastors’ Fellowship, public leaders and elders of Nihokhu area. According to Heyito Achumi, president, Nihokhu Area GB’s Union, members attending the meeting resolved that the area would henceforth be called Ato area with Nihokhu EAC outpost as its headquarters.