Kotsho Dube declared national hero

AMBASSADOR Kotsho Lloyd Dube, who passed away on Monday, has been declared a national hero, Matabeleland South Provincial Affairs minister Abednico Ncube confirmed yesterday.

“He will be buried on Sunday at the National Heroes’ Acre,” Ncube said in a telephone interview.

Zanu PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo

Zanu PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo

Ncube, however, said he did not “have much finer details regarding the funeral arrangements”.

Dube, a Zanu PF central committee member, died on Monday morning at his Khumalo home in Bulawayo.

Zanu PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo described Dube as a veteran of the liberation war and a focused revolutionary.

He was 79.

He is survived by his wife, three children and three grandchildren.

— Staff Reporter

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