shamu webster.jpgThe 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 “Mukoma Larry” 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.