chronicle.co.zw 05 Aug, 2022 09:45 am

President Mnangagwa remembers VP Msika

President Mnangagwa remembers VP Msika
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In his commemoration message to mark the 13th anniversary of the passing on of the late VP Msika, President Mnangagwa said Cde Msika played a crucial role in the transformation of nationalist movements into a formidable Patriotic Front which negotiated the end of the armed liberation struggle at the historic Lancaster House Conference in 1979.Cde Msika died on August 4, 2009, at the age of 85.As Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe from 1999 to 2009, Cde Msika devoted his energies to supporting the land reform program which restored the land to its rightful owners, the people of Zimbabwe.This too required steadfastness and resolve and Cde Msika ably demonstrated commitment to the empowerment of the majority indigenous people through ownership of their heritage, the land,” said President Mnangagwa.

With the economic programme now receiving renewed impetus under the Second Republic, the social justice that Cde Msika and the entire rank and file of our liberators fought for is becoming a reality as we seek to attain the objectives of Vision 2030 on a prosperous, knowledge and technology-driven upper middle-income society,” said President Mnangagwa.Late Vice President Joseph Msika Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Reporter The late Vice President Cde Joseph Msika belonged to a generation of nationalists who devoted an entire lifetime to the liberation of the country from the tough hand of colonial rule, President Mnangagwa has said.

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