President Emmerson Mnangagwa has conferred liberation hero status on the late Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe general manager, Tongai Muzenda.

In a letter to the Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda, ZANU PF Secretary for Administration Obert Mpofu wrote:

“His Excellency, the President and First Secretary of Zanu PF, Cde Dr E.D Mnangagwa has conferred a liberation hero status to Muzenda.”

He died on the 26th of April when the car he was driving hit an eletricity pole.

Muzenda will be buried at Chingito Farm, Tariro Village, Gutu. The State will facillitate arrangements for his burial and payment of benefits to his family.