dr sylvester maunganidze.jpgTributes continue to pour in for the late ZANU-PF Deputy National Commissar Cde Ephraim Masawi who has been described as a consistent cadre and politician who was gifted with an open hand.


The Late ZANU-PF Deputy Commissar who passed away on Saturday has been described as a dedicated and fearless cadre who worked tirelessly for the unity of his party and the country at large.


Governor and Resident Minister of Mashonaland Central Province, Advocate Martin Dinha, said the death of Cde Masawi is a sad loss that has created a void that will be difficult to fill considering that he was a consistent and patriotic party cadre during and after the struggle.


Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Dr Sylvester Maunganidze described Cde Masawi as his long time friend who gave freely produce from his farm to both friends and those not so close to him.


Dr Maunganidze said Cde Masawi was simple, humble, hardworking and committed to the country’s independence and the overall wellbeing of Zimbabwe adding that the late man of the people never deviated from the cause of the struggle and worked tirelessly to safeguard the country’s sovereignty.

After independence, Cde Masawi was elected as a councilor in Mbare later becoming a legislator for the area in 1990s. He was appointed Mashonaland Central governor in 2005.


At the time of his death after a long battle with leukemia he was ZANU-PF Deputy National Commissar.


He is survived by his wife Perpertual and four children. He will be buried at the National shrine tomorrow.