Hundreds of people came to bid farewell to the late Cde Onismo Gore who died on Monday after succumbing to tuberculosis. he was laid to rest at warren hills provincial heroes acre.

Hundreds of people thronged Harare Provincial Heroes Acre cemetery for the burial of a Zanu PF cadre who was the shadow member of parliament for Southerton constituency.

A family representative Mr Tendai Gore said Cde Gore was a hard worker and pinnacle of the family, describing him as father who always wanted to see his family united.

Those who worked with Cde Gore described him as someone who wanted to see the interest of the party being fulfilled as well as the upliftment of informal traders where he was the president of the organisation.

Minister of State for Harare Province, Cde Mirriam Chikukwa reminded the Zanu PF supporters to remain united as they prepare for the 2018 harmonised elections.

Born in 1974 in Marondera, Cde Gore did his primary and secondary education in Marondera.

After school he became actively involved in village youth league politics and later became the Dimbiti district youth chairman in his rural home before transferring to Harare in 1996 where he assumed the position of chairperson for security youth wing Mbare 1 district.

From 2003 to 2005 he worked as secretary for economic affairs.

In 2008 and 2013 he contested for the member of parliament for Southerton constituency as a Zanu PF candidate.

Cde Gore was also the founder of Zimbabwe Home Industries and Marketers Association (ZHIMA) and also the president of Zimbabwe Informal Traders Council.

He played a pivotal role during the Copac draft constitution exercise by mobilising people at cell, branch, district and ward level to participate.

He also was among the people who organised the one million man march.