Former Education Minister Aeneas Chigwedere has succumbed to covid-19 at the age of 81 according to multiple reports.

His son Casper Chigwedere confirmed his father’s passing as he revealed that he died after suffering from covid-19 related complications.

ZBC News online also confirmed the sad news through its twitter account.

The former Zanu PF politiciam served as the Minister of Education, Sports ans Culture from 2001 until 2008.

The burial date is yet to be announced.