Monday, August 15, 2022

Ex-minister Vejoi Vero passes away

Former minister and three-time MLA, Vejoi Vero, passed away in Kohima Friday after a prolonged illness. Vero, who won the assembly polls from 19 Phek assembly constituency for three consecutive terms (1977-1987), was undergoing treatment in Kohima. He is survived by his wife, six children and three grandchildren. Born in 1947 at Chiepoketami village under Phek district, Vero graduated from St Edmunds’ College, Shillong and completed his LLB from Bombay University in 1976.
State chief minister Neiphiu Rio, who led others in mourning the death of former minister, said he was “deeply shocked” to learn about the demise of Vero.
In a condolence message to Mrs.Atulü Vero, the chief minister said late Vero was known as an upright man and a righteous leader. “He was a fine gentleman and a man of conviction who always worked tirelessly for the welfare of the people,” Rio said, adding that he will be sorely missed by one and all.
The chief minister conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed that Almighty God give them strength and courage to bear the irreparable loss.

NLA speaker: Nagaland Legislative Assembly speaker Sharingmn Longkumer expressed profound sorrow over the demise of Vejoyi Vero, former minister, and said his contributions would always be recognized and remembered.
In a condolence message, Longkumer said in Vero’s death, the State, especially the people of Chakhesang community, has lost a very committed leader who always worked for the betterment of the poor and the downtrodden sections of the society.
On behalf of the members of the 13th NLA, the speaker expressed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed to the Almighty to give them strength to bear the loss with courage and fortitude.

NPFLP leader: Expressing grief over the demise of late Vejoi Vero, the Naga People’s Front Legislature party (NPFLP) leader Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu said he was shocked and saddened that late Vero, whom he looked upon as “my elder brother and a leader is no more with us.”
In a condolence message, Azo said late Vero worked and contributed for Naga society in general and Chakhesang in particular, “but his footprints and works” would ever be remembered.
Azo said he found late Vero to be “whole-heartedly dedicated to the cause of the Naga people and its welfare.”
NPFLP leader, on behalf of the rank and file of the NPF, conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members at this hour of grief and sorrow and prayed to the Almighty to grant them solace and comfort.

NPCC president: Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) president K Therie expressed deep pain over the passing away of Vejoyi Vero.
In a condolence message, NPCC president K Therie said late Vero served not only the people he represented but society as a whole throughout a lifetime of dedicated public service with sincerity and dedication.
He said late Vejoyi Vero was a peaceful hearted man who stood upright in all circumstances. He not only upheld but endeavoured for justice and equality whenever the need arose. “His contributions to the upliftment of society will be long remembered,” NPCC president said.
Therie offered deepest condolences to bereaved family and prayed that the Almighty God comfort them all through this painful time.

PDBA: Expressing grief over the passing away of former minister Vejoi Vero, the Phek District Bar Association (PDBA) said that he was kind hearted with great humility who had sacrificed his best service for the welfare of his people.
In a condolence message, PDBA president Povotso Lohe and general secretary Mamang Singson said that in his demise, the state has lost a prominent political leader in Phek district in particular and Nagaland as a whole in general. PDBA conveyed deepest condolences to all the near and dear ones of the bereaved family and prayed that Almighty God grant them all the strength and solace to bear the irreparable loss.


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