cephas mashakada.pngThe body of the late veteran musician, Cephas Mashakada has been taken to Chinhoyi where it will lie in state before burial on Friday.

Chitungwiza residents had a chance to bid farewell to one of their own music maestro Cephas ‘Motomuzhinji’ Mashakada.

The body of the Sounds of the Muddy Face frontman finally left for Chinhoyi and scores of Chitungwiza residents lined the streets to pay their last respects.

Mashakada’s widow said ‘Moto Muzhinji’ will be buried in Chinhoyi this Friday.

Meanwhile, fellow musician, First Farai said the gap left by Motomuzhinji will be difficult to fill.

Mashakada died at Chitungwiza Central Hospital on Tuesday the 23rd August succumbing to diabetes, a disease which he was diagnosed with in 2004.