Former Cabinet Minister & Chief Secretary of Nagaland Z. Obed is no more

(Former Minister & Chief Secretary of Nagaland, Shri Z. Obed, IAS | Photo: Naga Hills Express)

Dimapur, January 30 (NE): Former Minister & Chief Secretary of Nagaland, Shri Z. Obed, IAS passed away today, January Thirty, 2020, at his residence in Dimapur.

According to an information received here, Funeral Service to be held at 1 pm on January 31, 2020 at his residence Padumpukhuri Block 2 lane 1. Opp NRL Petrol Pump / Tata Motors.

Nagaland CM, Neiphiu Rio tweets, “shocked and saddened by the demise of Z.Obed, retd Chief Secy. Nagaland & former Minister. He was a sincere, efficient bureaucrat and a visionary leader who gave the best years of his life to serve the people. I on behalf of Nagaland government extend deepest condolences to his family.”

Deputy CM, Y Patton, tweets, “Saddened at the tragic news of the demise of former Cabinet Minister and Chief Secretary Shri Z. Obed Solo. My condolences are with the bereaved family. He was one of the finest breed of bureaucrats and a politician dedicated to the service of people. May his soul rest in peace.”

The Chief Secretary, Government of Nagaland, Shri Temjen Toy shares condolence message on the demise of Z. Obed, IAS Retired Chief Secretary, Nagaland.

The message reads, “I am deeply pained to learn of the demise of Shri. Z. Obed, IAS Retired Chief Secretary, Nagaland. The news has come as a great shock and there is an all pervading sense of loss. Shri. Z. Obed served under various capacities during the formative years of the State and the tasks performed were under the most trying times. He served as Chief Secretary from 1980-1982 and then again from 1987-1989. The people of Nagaland have lost a pioneering leader. May God grant comfort and solace to the bereaved family members at this time of great grief.”

Many Legislators, government officials along with others sent condolence messages over the sudden death of the Naga politician.