The president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa has sent condolence message to the Phiri family following the passing of Justice Clement BigBoy Phiri.

Phiri passed on 31 January at his home in Marondera.

Mnangagwa said the passing of Phiri has dealt a huge blow to the legal fraternity.

“His passing on has dealt a huge blow to the legal fraternity in general and to our justice delivery system in particular which counted on his invaluable membership and wealth of experience in jurisprudence,” said Mnangagwa in a statement.