Former clerk of Parliament Austin Zvoma has died

Former Clerk of Parliament, Austin Zvoma has died aged 74 years.

Zvoma died at the Avenues Clinic in Harare on Saturday evening after battling cancer.

Family spokesperson and nephew, Godwin Chigwedere said funeral arrangements will be announced in due course as some of Mr Zvoma’s children were out of the country.

“We do not have definite arrangements because his sons and daughters are outside the country,” Chigwedere said.

The body is expected lie in state today at his home and then on Tuesday proceed to Mhondoro at Zvoma village for burial on Wednesday.

Zvoma was born in 1949 and did his primary education at Chipashu Primary School in Mhondoro, before moving to Fletcher High School for his secondary education where he was also a sports captain.