The late liberation struggle hero Morton Paul Malianga who died on Friday was yesterday declared a National hero. This was first shared by Zanu PF Patriots on Twitter in a post that said:
Cde Moton Dizzy Paul Malianga declared a National Hero Today(yesterday) Defence minister Cde Muchinguri handed over letter of national hero conferment status from Cde ED to Mrs Effie Malianga, the widow of the late nationalist Cde Moton Dizzy Paul Malianga.
Muchinguru- Kashiri while delivering the news to the family of Malianga described him as a pioneer of the struggle that brought independence and said:
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He was an exemplary nationalist leader who pioneered the struggle for our national independence. We will always reminisce on his unwavering commitment to the self-determination of the black majority.
Burial arrangement will be announced in due course. 91-year-old Malianga survived by his wife, Effie, and two sons Paidamoyo and Waraidzo.
Source: My Zimbabwe