The Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, General Constantino Chiwenga says the country’s liberation was a result of a protracted struggle in which selfless men and women gave up their lives for the freedom the country enjoys today.

Speaking at the burial of Gogo Catherine Moyo at Mbuya Nehanda in Mberengwa, General Chiwenga said the country’s sons and daughters who contributed to the country’s struggle deserve respect from all corners of the country.

Gogo Moyo was mother to Major General Sibusiso Moyo, who is Chief of Staff Quarter Master in the Zimbabwe National Army.

Gogo Moyo and her husband used to have run ins with the Rhodesian security forces as they used to give material support to freedom fighters during the liberation struggle.