Sunday, November 27, 2022

Organisations mourn demise of former ASU president

Various organisations have expressed grief at the demise of Angami Students’ Union (ASU) president, Zakie Khate, who passed away on October 31 after a prolonged illness.
Chief minister: Chief minister, Neiphiu Rio has mourned the demise of former ASU president, Zakie Khate.
In a condolence message, Rio said late Khate led the Angami Students Union as a stalwart and was also known as “an active and inspiring leader” of Angami Youth Organisation.
In his untimely demise, Rio said “we have lost a future leader who could have taken us to a better and brighter future.”
Conveying deep condolences and sympathies to the bereaved family members, the Rio prayed that the Almighty God grant them comfort and peace.
AYO: Angami Youth Organisation has expressed deep sadness to learn of the demise of Zakie Khate, who served as joint secretary-cum-Khriekesa Pelikro Welfare secretary of the organisation.
In a condolence message, AYO said Angamis and Nagas had lost a dynamic and exemplary youth leader who rendered his best for the society.
AYO described late Zakie Khateas a refined gentleman from Khonoma village, who was upright and straightforward with a large heart and a unique personality.
“His manifold contribution to our society speaks volume of his stature as a leader, particularly to the youth and student community”, AYO said.
AYO said that late Zakie served the organisation for two consecutive tenures as press secretary and joint secretary-cum-Khriekesa Pelikro Welfare secretary from 2020 till date. “His brief stint as an official of the apex youth body of the Angami tribe has been a driving force till this day”, the organisation stated.
Further, AYO expressed grief with the family of the departed soul and prayed that God would grant them solace.
ASU: Angami Students’ Union expressed deep sadness over the sudden demise of Zakie Khate who has served the ASU as the president (2013-15) and other capacities.
ASU mourned the loss of a leader who served students and the youth of Angami community and the Nagas at large.
In this hour of grief, the ASU fraternity conveyed their heartfelt condolences to his family members and near and dear ones.
WASU: Western Angami Students’ Union has expressed sadness at the sudden demise of Zakie Khate, who was a member of WASU souvenir committee 75thanniversary.
In a condolence message, WASU said it was a moment of great grief for the union.
WASU described late Zakie Khate as a down to earth leader whose life was filled with passion, love and sacrifice for his people.
“He lived a brief life yet he leaves behind many fond memories which include his unwavering concern for the students and the youth fraternity”, WASU said.
Describing him as a determined, honest, dedicated and exemplary leader, WASU expressed hope that the virtues of his deeds would remain to bear fruits for prosperity and growth.
Further, WASU extended solidarity to the bereaved family, near and dear ones.
CYF: Chakhesang Youth Front has expressed sadness to learn the demise of Zakieseto Zacharias Khate, joint secretary of MO and former president of ASU.
In a condolence message, CYF said in his demise, the Naga youth have lost a patriotic brother who had much to offer to the Nagas in leading young minds to pride in the Naga identity and to protect it. CYF extended its heartfelt condolences to AYO for the loss of a vibrant youth leader and conveyed sympathies to the bereaved family members.
CSU: Chakhroma Students’ Union has expressed deep sadness on the demise of the former ASU president, Zakie Khate.
In a condolence message, CSU said late Zakie was known for his strength and noble engagement, and was an ardent defender for “students’ rights and welfare”. CSU conveyed sincere condolences to the bereaved family.
MSU: Mao Students’ Union has expressed shock at the sudden demise of Zakie Khate.
MSU described late Zakie as a humble and compassionate student leader who lived an exemplary life and made his mark indelibly as someone who connected with student leader fraternity irrespective of tribes.
“His demise is a monumental loss not only to Angami Students’ Union, but also to the Naga students’ fraternity”, MSU stated.
Further, MSU conveyed condolences to Angami Students’ Union and the bereaved family members.

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