The late national heroine Cde Shuvai Mahofa will be buried at the National Heroes Acre today.

Her body is currently at One Commando Barracks in Harare where it was received by the Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, Politburo, Central Committee members and relatives yesterday.

Cde Mahofa has been described as a hard working cadre whose contribution towards the economic empowerment of women will forever be cherished.

ZILIWACO chairperson and Central Committee member, Cde Pupurai Togarepi said they have lost a motherly figure who will be difficult to replace.

Cde Mahofa died in the early hours of Monday after she collapsed at her home in Rhodene, Masvingo.

Meanwhile, the body of the late national heroine has arrived at Stodart Hall in Mbare aboard a gun carriage for the body viewing ceremony before being ferried to the National Heroes Acre for burial this afternoon.