Popular Bikita traditional leader Chief Marozva (real name Philip Mudhe) has died, Tell Zim reports. According to the publication, details of how Marozva died are still sketchy at the moment.
A family member confirmed his death but could not give details on the circumstances surrounding his death.
“We haven’t done a number of things that should be done when a chief dies yet,” said the family member
Children of Zimbabwe’s War Veterans Association paid tribute to the former senator and said he was one of their association’s benefactors:
“Popular Bikita Chief & former Senator Marozva is No more. Chief Marozva was the first traditional leader to sponsor COZWVA at its first launch in Bikita when he donated 50×5kg meal meal in 2016 May his soul rest in Peace.
“Burial arrangements are still to be announced. We will update this article if new details emerge.”
His death comes after another traditional leader, Chief Mashayamombe, born Ignatius Chiketa Kanengoni, died on Monday evening.
He was 86.
Chief Mashayamombe died upon admission at Norton Hospital after developing breathing problems.
Another traditional leader, Chief Mudzimurema, born Patrick Muchenje, also died last week.
He was 88.
Chief Mudzimurema died on Saturday at his farm in Seke after a long battle with diabetes and stroke. He was buried at Mudzimurema Village.
Source: TellZim Twitter