Kohima, August 30: Former minister and chairman Nagaland Peace Centre, N Theyo passed away yesterday evening (August 29) at Oking Hospital Kohima after a brief illness. Born in the year 1937, Theyo hailed from Thenyizu village of Phek district.
He was elected to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly from Chozuba-II Assembly Constituency and served as deputy minister in-charge of electricity in 1966.
Theyo was inducted as minister for Transport and communication, community development, tribal development, blocks and town and country planning in 1972. Family sources informed that the send off service will be held this morning at Chakhesang Baptist Church, Kitsubozou, Kohima.
(Courtesy: AIR Kohima)