chronicle.co.zw 01 Aug, 2022 02:00 am

Renewed calls to erect another Nkomo statue in Harare

Renewed calls to erect another Nkomo statue in Harare
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Dr Joshua Nkomo’s statue mounted at the intersection of Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Street and 8th Avenue in Bulawayo Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter There are renewed calls to erect the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo’s statue in Harare in honour of his contribution to the liberation of the country as the nation prepares to commemorate this year’s Heroes Day next week.Reflecting on the death of Father Zimbabwe this year, his daughter Mrs Thandi Nkomo-Ibrahim said there was a need for Government to erect the second statue in Harare.Mrs Nkomo-Ibrahim said erecting Dr Nkomo’s second statue in Harare was very befitting given his contribution to the liberation struggle and to the country’s development after independence.“We call on the Government to erect the statue in Harare as was planned.

National Museum and Monuments of Zimbabwe director Dr Godfrey Mahachi said plans are on course to erect the late Dr Nkomo’s statue in Harare.“I don’t think anyone would want an explanation as to why we are erecting Dr Joshua Nkomo’s second statue in Harare.

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