Farai Dziva|President Nelson Chamisa has denounced the persecution of church leaders by Mr Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration.
President Chamisa said the church should be allowed to play a leading role in praying for the nation without fear of being victimized.
President Chamisa made the remarks at the funeral service for the late MDC Alliance National Executive member, Hon Fani Chirisa at the St Peter’s Anglican Church in Mabelreign, Harare on Sunday.
He described Hon Chirisa as a great unifier.
“We have lost a great unifier and dedicated party cadre. We will remember her noble deeds forever,” said President Chamisa.
“Let me take this opportunity to encourage church leaders to pray for the nation.Church leaders should not be persecuted for doing their work – that is unacceptable.Let the church leaders play a leading role in praying for politicians and the nation,” added President Chamisa.