The Minister of Media, Information and Publicity, Cde Webster Shamu, has described the late Lameck Maponga, who died on Monday as a humble and dedicated man who worked diligently in the media sector for over three decades.
Maponga affectionately known as â€œMukoma Larryâ€ served in the Ministry of Media, Information and Publicity from 1981.
Family representative, Mr. Fanuel Bosha said the family has lost a pillar of strength adding that the void left will be irreplaceable.
Maponga was buried yesterday at Guzha village in Murewa.
He died after a short illness while on duty at the ongoing Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in Bulawayo.
Maponga is survived by his wife Thandiwe and five children.