bob.jpgHead of State and Government and the Commander-In-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces President Robert Mugabe yesterday visited the Ranga family at their Pleasant Farm in Goromonzi Mashonaland East Province to offer his condolences following the death of Mrs. Ruth Ranga who is an aunt to the first family.


Mrs. Ranga died on Saturday at Parirenyatwa hospital after a long battle with leukemia.


President Mugabe described the death of Mrs. Ranga as a great loss to the family adding that she was a guardian for many of her relatives until the time of her death.


Her daughter Elnor Ranga said her mother was source of inspiration and her untimely death has robbed the farming community of a beloved mother.


Mrs. Ranga is survived by her husband Emmanuel and six children.
Mourners are gathered at Pleasant Farm in Mashonaland East Province.


Burial arrangements will be announced in due course.