Former Zanu-PF member of parliament for Chitungwiza South, Christopher Chigumba has succumbed to Covid-19.

According to multiple reports Chigumba died at a local hospital where he had been admitted.

Chigumba was father to Mac Christopher Chigumba (jnr) who was married to the chairperson of Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), Priscilla Chigumba.

The passing of Chigumba comes days after the passing of Rtd S B Moyo who also succumbed to Covid-19.

However, the place and date of the burial is yet to be announced.