Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday sent his condolences to the MDC Alliance’s President Nelson Chamisa following the death of his mother. Chamisa’s mother died yesterday at her rural home in Gutu.
“I was sad to hear of the passing of Ambuya (Mother) Chamisa, the mother of Nelson Chamisa. Our thoughts and prayers are with @nelsonchamisa and the Chamisa family at this difficult time,” President Mnangagwa said in a tweet.
Expressing grief over the passing of his mother, MDC Alliance leader Chamisa tweeted: “She toiled to educate me just like all mothers do for families. She taught me industry, respect, discipline, integrity and hard work. A hardworking, multi-talented woman. A prayer warrior & pillar in the faith. Collapsed in her garden& went to be with the Lord. Rest in power Mai Nerison!”
“Ambuya Chamisa was a staunch Christian and guiding force for the democratic movement. On behalf of the MDC Alliance, we pass our sincere condolences to the Chamisa family, all her relatives and loved ones,” MDC Alliance spokesperson Fadzayi Mahere said yesterday.
Secretary for Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Nick Mangwana expressed his condolences on his Twitter handle.“It is sad to hear that Mr Nelson Chamisa has lost his mother. Mothers embody kindness and the ultimate personal sacrifice of one person for another human being. I wish to express my deepest sympathies to him and his family in this difficult time of grief,” said Mr Mangwana.