The late Brigadier General James Jotham Murozvi who collapsed and died at his home in Harare on Thursday last week, has been declared a national hero.
A delegation comprising Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo, Defence Minister Dr Sydney Sekeramayi, War Veterans Minister Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube, Commander Defence Forces General Constantino Chiwenga and Zimbabwe National Army Commander Lieutenant-General Philip Valerio Sibanda visited the Murozvi family to deliver the hero status message from President Robert Mugabe.
Brigadier General Murozvi, whose Chimurenga name was Cde James Tichatonga, was suffering from diabetes for some time. He survived by his wife, Group Captain Joice Murozvi and four children. He will be buried on Wednesday at the National Heroes Acre. Mourners are gathered at House Number 78 Drew Drive, Grange, Harare.
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