The President of Zimbabwe His Excellency Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared late politician Simon Khaya Moyo as a national hero.
Cde Khaya Moyo (76) succumbed to cancer on Sunday at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo where he was admitted.
Zanu-PF Secretary for Administration Dr Obert Mpofu announced the national hero status to the veteran nationalist’s family this morning at their residence in Hillside suburb, Bulawayo.
He said the ruling party unanimously agreed that Cde Khaya Moyo’ s contributions in liberating Zimbabwe befit a national hero.
Earlier today, the President released a statement sending condolences following the untimely passing of SK Moyo.
The former cabinet minister served the country and Zanu-PF in many various positions.