Zanu PF Member of Parliament (MP) for Zaka East constituency, Cde Caston Ringisai Gumbwanda has died.
He was 67.
Cde Gumbwanda died today at Cooporate 24 private hospital in Harare where he had been admitted after suffering from pneumonia.
Minister of Sate for Masvingo province who is also Zanu-PF provinvial Chair Cde Ezra Chadzamira confirmed the loss.
“I can confirm that we received reports that Cde Gumbwanda was admitted at Chiredzi Hospital after suffering from pneumonia. He was then transferred to Harare where he died today.
This is a big blow to us as a party and a big loss to the people of Masvingo province and Zimbabwe as a whole,” said Cde Chadzamira.
He replaced the late MP Cde Samson Mukanduri who died last year.
This comes after another Zanu PF legislator and ex Home Affairs Deputy Minister and Mangwe MP Cde Obedingwa Mguni died after collapsing at parliament building last week.
Cde Mguni, who was also the Zanu-PF deputy chief whip and the party’s Matabeleland South provincial treasurer, died at West End Clinic in Harare after a short illness on Tuesday.
He was 57.
He was buried at his rural home in Macingwane in Mangwe.