Zanu PF national secretary for the Youth League Cde Kudzai Chipanga has hailed the work being done by President Robert Mugabe in economically emancipating the youths, protecting the rights of the black people and supporting education including the STEM programme among other initiatives.

Cde Chipanga was speaking at 21st February Movement celebrations in Matopos, Matabeleland South Province.

He also hailed the First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe for the philanthropic work she undertakes in the upliftment of women’s and children’s rights.

He appealed to the powers that be to declare 21 February a public holiday which is to be called the ‘National Youth Day’ in recognition of the role played by President Mugabe in liberating the youths.

Cde Chipanga also called upon the relevant authorities to consider naming the Harare International Airport after President Mugabe.