Former Home Affairs Deputy Minister and Mangwe MP, Obedingwa Mguni, was on Saturday buried at his rural home in Macingwane.
Mguni was conferred with provincial hero status following his death last week at Harare Hospital following a short illness. According to a ZBC News report:
An ex-freedom fighter, Cde Mguni joined the liberation struggle in 1976 at the age of 15.
He completed his Lower 6th at Mukushi college before going to Libya for military training.
After independence, he served as Youth Secretary for PF ZAPU Plumtree branch in 1983.
He was then appointed as Chairperson of the Matabeleland South War Veterans Association between 2014 and 2017.
He also held several posts in Zanu PF, which include being the provincial treasurer and member of the Central Committee.
He also served as Deputy Minister of Home Affairs in government and at the time of his death, he was the Zanu PF Deputy Chief Whip in Parliament.