Zimbabwe Air Force Commander, Pio Maketo has died

Air Commodore Pio Maketo is one of the two people who reportedly died on the spot when a Toyota Hilux vehicle and a Mukumba(Inter-Africa) collided along Harare-Bulawayo road, 10 km outside Chegutu, as reported on various social media platforms.

He was  driving a  white 4 by twin cab.

Maketo was announced as one of the two Air commodores when President Mnangagwa promoted two Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) Group Captains to the rank of Air Commodore and six Wing Commanders to Group Captains on 31 December 2021.