The Roman Catholic Church will on Friday hold a mass for Retired Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku at Chishawasha Mission ahead of his burial at the National Heroes Acre on Saturday.
Speaking after a church service held yesterday evening at the Chidyausiku family home in Highlands, the Master of Ceremonies and Chaplain General of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, Colonel Joseph Nyakudya said the body will leave Harare at 10 am heading to Chishawasha for the mass.
Colonel Nyakudya said the mass will start at 11 am at the mission grounds to accommodate the masses. Chidyausiku’s body will be ferried back to Harare where it will lie in state at the family’s Highlands home. On Saturday morning, the body will be taken to Stodart Hall in Mbare for body viewing, before proceeding to the National Heroes Acre for burial.
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