A senior govt official Mr Francis Sonny Mapingire has died, The Herald reports. Mr Mapingire (57) was the Head of Cabinet Secretariat in the Office of the President and Cabinet and he succumbed to colon cancer at a private hospital in Harare on Christmas Day.
In condolence message OPC Chief secretary Dr Misheck Sibanda said:
It is with a deep sense of loss and sorrow at the untimely loss of a pillar of your family after a short illness. We had hoped that he was going to recover soon and join us back at work, but it was not so. His loss is not only to you but to all of us in the Office of the President and Cabinet and indeed the nation,” he said.
We will all continue to cherish his contribution in the area of the Cabinet administration and indeed in other critical areas. May his family be comforted that he played his part in this whole process
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