Former Public Service Commission Chairman Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah who died on Tuesday morning has been declared a National Hero.
Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Kazembe Kazembe confirmed the development adding that details of the burial will be announced in due course.
Dr Nzuwah was the PSC Chairman for 26 years starting in 1992 until he retired in 2018.
The long-serving Public Service Commission Chairman died at the age of 68.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday said Nzuwah was very dedicated and loyal to his country.
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