HARARE – Zanele Moyo, daughter to Professor Jonathan Moyo has been buried at Glen Forest Memorial Park amid glowing tribute from parents, relatives and friends. Zanele died in Cape Town, South Africa last week under unclear circumstances.
Government ministers, members of the clergy from Harare and Tsholotsho, friends and relatives as well as legislators friends and relatives attended the burial.
Events to mark Zanele’s last journey began with a church service. Commander Defence Forces Dr Constantine Chiwenga also delivered words of comfort to the Moyo and Okwemba families.
Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda and Chief Tategulu from Tsholotsho also addressed mourners. Zanele’s grieving mother surprised many by narrating the trouble that she went through in trying to locate her daughter after discovering she had gone missing.
The heart rending body viewing ceremony then followed. In his graveside speech, Professor Moyo told mourners that he had turned to Christ following the tragedy.
Professor Moyo took the lead in laying the wreaths followed by his wife, then Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi on behalf of the President and Sithembiso Nyoni on behalf of the First Lady.
Saviour Kasukuwere laid wreaths on behalf of Vice President Mnangagwa while Kembo Mohadi did so on behalf of Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko.
It was a befitting send off for a young life that brought so many people together to console the Moyo family. – The Zimbabwe News Live