Scores of MDC-T party supporters, friends and relatives thronged the St Maryâ€™s Hall to pay their last respects to their partyâ€™s activists who died in an accident that occurred along the Gokwe-Kwekwe highway on their way from celebrating their partyâ€™s 11th anniversary.
At a church service held at St Maryâ€™s Hall, speaker after speaker showered praise to the works of the crash victims.
MDC-T President, Mr Morgan Tsvangirai said the death of the three party activists was not a loss to their families and loved ones alone, but a blow to the nation.
â€œWe have never witnessed such a tragedy as a party. My heart bleeds with you all. We are having a difficult time that is loaded with pain. It is Godâ€™s journey and there is nothing much we can do about it,â€ said Mr Tsvangirai.
Speaking at the same occasion, MDC-T Vice President, Ms Thokozani Khupe urged mourners to be strong and pray for other car crash victims in hospital.
â€œOur hearts are heavy with grief. Letâ€™s pray for those left behind especially the families of the deceased. I also urge you to pray for those in hospital who were also involved in this tragedy. Their situation is bad and requires your prayers,â€ Ms Khupe said.
Ms Khupeâ€™s remarks follow her visit to the surviving crash victims at Parirenyatwa Hospital on Tuesday.
A family representative for Innocent Muzuva , Cde Tracy Mutinhiri who is a ZANU-PF House of Assembly Member for Marondera East Constituency, urged Zimbabweans to emulate the good relationship that existed between herself and her late cousin despite their different political ideologies.
The deceased – Alex Magunda, Innocent Muzuva and Loveness Sango will receive a party sponsored funeral.