Mnangagwa In Tanzania for Magufuli Funeral
22 March 2021
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ZANU PF leader Emmerson Mnangagwa flew to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on Sunday en-route to Dodoma, for the special funeral ceremony of the late Tanzanian leader John Magufuli.

Mnangagwa left RGM International Airport on Sunday afternoon accompanied by the president of the Zimbabwe Council of Chiefs, Senator Chief Fortune Charumbira.

Mnangagwa’s entourage also included Foreign Affairs and International Trade Acting Minister Prof Amon Murwira, Deputy Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet responsible for Communication George Charamba and senior Government officials.

They were seen off by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, Chief Secretary to the Office of the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda, Service Chiefs and senior Government officials.

According to a funeral programme announced by the Tanzanian President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, Tanzanians started paying their last respects on Saturday for five days. She said:

On Monday, March 22, Dodoma residents will mourn and pay their last respects before the body is transported to Mwanza.

Magufuli’s family and residents of Chato and neighbouring areas will mourn him and say farewell to their beloved leader on March 24. -Herald