By A Correspondent- Zanu PF has declared the former Public Service Commission chairman, Mariyawanda Nzuwah, a national hero.
Nzuwa died in Harare on Tuesday.
He was 68.
Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Kazembe Kazembe announced the conferment of the status on Nzuwah.
“I have received the message that Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah has been declared a national hero,” said Minister Kazembe in a brief statement.
Nzuwah succeeded Mr Malcolm Thompson in 1992 as chairperson of the then Civil Service Commission and served for 26 years before his retirement in 2018, making him the longest-serving member of the Commission.