Zanu PF National Political Commissar, Cde Webster Shamu, has described the late liberation hero and Mashonaland West acting Zanu PF Chairman, Cde Robert Sikanyika, as a cadre who had proper party orientation.
Cde Shamu said other party members should draw lessons from the late Cde Sikanyikaâ€™s work.
Cde Shamu was speaking at Chinhoyiâ€™s Cooksey Hall during a funeral wake for the late Cde Sikanyika.
Speaking at the same occasion, a member of the Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial executive, Cde Bright Matonga, said the province will greatly miss the services of the late Cde Sikanyika.
Meanwhile, Mashonaland Central Zanu PF Provincial Chairman, Cde Dickson Mafios, has, on behalf of the province, sent a condolence message to the Sikanyika family.
He said the death is a blow not only to the family but to Zanu PF and the country at large.
Cde Mafios added that Mashonaland Central Zanu PF leadership has mobilised transport to enable mourners from the province to go and bid farewell to the departed cadre.
As condolence messages continue to pour in Zanu PF Politiburo Member and Minister of Local Government and Urban Development, Cde Ignatius Chombo said the untimely death has robbed the country of a selfless and hardworking cadre.
In another condolence message Zanu PF Bulawayo Provincial Chairman, Cde Isaac Dakamela described the late Sikanyika as an asset to the party who unified Mashonaland West province.Â Â Â Â Â Â
The body of the late has since arrived at Nyarugwe Farm in Raffingora where it will be laid to rest today.
Cde Sikanyika died in a car crash in Chegutu on Sunday evening and was declared a liberation war hero.