Thousands of people thronged Mgagao Farm in Mashonaland Central province owned by the late national hero, Cde Mennard Livingstone Negidi Muzariri to bid farewell to the illustrious son of the soil who will be buried at the National Heroes Acre today.
The body of the late national hero, Cde Muzariri landed in Bindura town around 4pm Wednesday afternoon aboard an Air Force of Zimbabwe helicopter.
Cde Muzaririâ€™s casket was ferried by road from Bindura to his Mgagao farm in a convoy escorted by the Zimbabwe Republic Police.
It was indeed a befitting send off as upon arrival at Mgagao farm the body of the late intelligent supremo was received by a group of youths and farm workers who chanted slogans in recognition of the crucial role played by Cde Negidi in defending the countryâ€™s sovereignty.
Speaker after speaker described the untimely death of the Cde Muzariri as a huge loss to the country.
Senior government officials, friends and relatives got the chance during body viewing, to pay their last respects to the late national hero.
Earlier on, body of Cde Muzariri was flown to his rural home in Chesa, Mt Darwin.
Hundreds of mourners including friends and relatives converged at the Muzariri homestead to pay their last respects to their gallant son.
The body which came aboard an Air Force of Zimbabwe helicopter was accompanied by Zanu PF Politburo members, Cdes Nicholas Goche, and Sydney Sekeramayi together with close family members.
Speaking on behalf of Mashonaland Central province, Cde Goche described the late Cde Muzariri as an advisor and pillar of unity in the province.
In his remarks, Cde Sekeramayi said the late Cde Muzariri was a passionate leader who never deviated in support of party and government policies.
Mashonaland Central Resident Minister and Governor, Advocate Martin Dinha paid tribute to the Zanu PF Politburo for according national hero status to Cde Muzariri saying the confirmation is testimony of his immense contribution to national development.
Meanwhile, the body of the late intelligence supremo has been flown back to Harare where it will lie in state at his Borrowdale home.
Cde Muzariri will be buried at the National Shrine on today.