Mwonzora calls for the conferment of National Hero status on Tsvangirai

MDC A leader Douglas Mwonzora has called for the confermemt of national hero status on the party founder late Morgan Tsvangirai.

Writing on Twitter, Mwonzora said Tsvangirai’s contribution to democracy, constitutionalism, respect for the rule of law, the welfare of all Zimbabweans can never be doubted.

“We call upon the conferment of National Hero status on the Late Morgan Richard Tsvangirai, Gibson Sibanda and other heroes and heroines of the democratic struggle in Zimbabwe. Their fight for Democratic Change in Zimbabwe was a noble fight,’ he said.

This comes after President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared liberation struggle veterans Reverend Ndabaningi Sithole and James Chikerema national heroes.

Commenting on the issue, Mwonzora said the conferment is refreshing because for the first time it has not been partisan.

He added that their contribution to the fight for the liberation of Zimbabwe from colonialism should never be doubted.

Below is what he shared