President Mnangagwa confirms the death of Perrence Shiri, COVID-19 suspected. The news was first published by Norton MP Temba Mliswa on his Twitter handle yesterday.
Minister Shiri had missed cabinet on Tuesday with reports suggesting that he had been admitted to a local hospital after his driver had died of the coronavirus.
Lands and Agriculture minister Perrance Shiri has died. The development was announced by Norton legislator (independent) Temba Mliswa on social media.
Mliswa posted on Twitter: I’m gutted to just receive news that Rtd. Air Marshal, Hon. Perrence Shiri popularly known as “Gudo Guru” during the liberation war, is no more. A true nationalist & Commander par excellence, the late Shiri was one of the hard-working & effective members of Cabinet. MHDSRIEP.
The President of Zimbabwe has confirmed the news as he sends a condolence message tho the Shiri family and announced the news to the nation on his Twitter handle as well. Check the Tweet below