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Makwarimba conferred liberation hero status

 

Clemence Makwarimba


…to be buried today in Mapanzure

TellZim Reporter

Zanu PF
central committee member and former Masvingo Rural District Council (RDC) Chief
Executive Officer (CEO) Clemence Makwarimba, who died on February 7 from
Covid-19 complications, has been conferred with a liberation war hero status.

Makwarimba
will be laid to rest at his rural home in Mapanzure today, February 9.

Zanu PF
Masvingo provincial political commissar Jevas Masosota told TellZim News that
the Makwarimba family has decided to bury their relative at their rural home
instead of the provincial shrine.

“What
the party did was confer the liberation hero status and it was now the decision
of the Makwarimba family to choose the resting place.

“They
chose to bury him at his rural home and we have to accept the family decision. He
will be buried under strict adherence to Covid-19 regulations,” said Masosota.

Makwarimba’s
family said the former Masvingo RDC CEO and Zanu PF central committee member
had been rushed to Morgenster Hospital for treatment after suffering kidney
failure three days prior.

The
doctors are said to have two Covid-19 tests which came back negative and had to
do a third test which came back positive.

Masvingo
minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution Ezra Chadzamira will
preside over the burial.

 

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