Major General Sikhulile Nyathi will be laid to rest today at the National Heroes Acre.

Nyathi died on Sunday at Josiah Magama Tongogara Barracks Referral Hospital in Harare.

He was born on September 12, 1960 in Mapate village, Gwanda Matebeleland South.

Sikhulile was 61. He is survived by his wife Noleen and three children.