Common Constantino Chiwenga yesterday described Robert Mugabe as an “iconic chief of African emancipation” who empowered the nation by way of the land reform programme “on the threat of his personal life and place”.
In a condolence message to President Mnangagwa, Mugabe’s household and the individuals of Zimbabwe, VP Chiwenga, who’s presently receiving remedy in China, stated the previous founding President prosecuted the liberation wrestle with distinction after taking on the reins of the celebration in 1977.
“It’s with a deep sense of sorrow and shock that I learnt of the premature passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President Cde RG Mugabe, on 6 September 2019. Cde Mugabe was the liberator of Zimbabwe, who upon taking the reins of management of Zanu in 1977, led the prosecution of the liberation wrestle with distinction till the attainment of nationwide independence in 1980. He’ll stay our founding father and iconic chief of African emancipation.”