mnangagwa on zdf day 10-08-10.jpgThe Minister of Defence, Cde Emerson Mnangagwa has described the late National Hero, Cde Nevison Nyashanu as a unifying force, who was consistent during and after the war of liberation.


Cde Mnangagwa, who was speaking at Cde Nyashanu’s Chinerembe Farm in Beatrice, said the late national hero was known as a hard working cadre during the liberation struggle and after independence.

Cde Mnangagwa said he first met Cde Nyashanu when they where still in ZAPU during the 1960s where they later joined the military wings of the liberation movements ZAPU and ZANU.

The defence minister was accompanied by the Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Constantine Chiwenga, Air Forces Commander, Air Marshal Perrence Shiri, Deputy Police Commissioner General, Godwin Matanga and Major General Chin’ono, who was representing Lieutenant General Philip Valerio Sibanda.