The late provincial heroine Cde Priscilla Chihumba was buried at Bindura Provincial Heroes Acre amid praises from mourners on the role she played for the attainment of independence.

Friends, relatives and government officials thronged the cemetery to pay their last respects to one of their own, Cde Chihumba.

Several speakers spoke glowingly about her exploits during the liberation struggle.

Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs Minister, Advocate Martin Dinha said Cde Chihumba was a straight forward person who sacrificed a lot for the attainment of independence.

Cde Chihumba died on the 13th of this month after a long illness.

She survived by husband, four children and two grandchildren.