The late Cde Maxwell Tendayi Borerwe who died on the 3rd this month and was declared a provincial hero has been laid to rest at Harare Provincial Heroes Acre with full military honours.

Several speakers at the burial described Cde Borerwe as a dedicated Zanu PF cadre who remained committed to further national interests before and after independence.

The deputy director in the office of the Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Harare Metropolitan Mr Ignatius Mungure who represented Minister Miriam Chikukwa described the late Cde Borerwe as a liberation war hero who exhibited leadership qualities whenever given a national duty to execute.

Bereaved family members said the family has lost a leader and a unifier.

Cde Borerwe joined the liberation struggle towards the end of 1975 passing through Nyadzonia, Doroi, Chimoio Headquarters, Pungwe 1 and 2 base camps before his military training at Mapinduzi base between 1976 and 1977.

He rose to various positions and at independence he was attested into Zimbabwe National Army based at Hwange Barracks and retired in mid 1983 venturing in to private business.

Cde Borerwe is survived by 3 children, 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.