Brigadier General Emilio Munemo has died.

He was 64.

Brigadier General Munemo, who was the Director General Civil Military Relations at the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) headquarters, died on Sunday after being ill for some time.

A veteran of the liberation struggle, Brigadier General Munemo was instrumental in the establishment of the ZDF Civil Military Relations Department.

In a statement, ZDF Director Defence Public Relations, Colonel Overson Mugwisi said a funeral parade for the late Brigadier General will be held at Charles Gumbo Barracks, formerly Craneborne Barracks at a date to be announced.

Burial arrangements will be announced in due course.

Brigadier General Munemo is survived by nine children and seven grandchildren.

Mourners are gathered at number 48 Alexandra Drive, Hatfield, Harare.