The late national hero Brigadier-General Collin Moyo has been laid to rest at the National Heroes Acre.
Speaking at the burial, Acting President Cde Kembo Mohadi encouraged the nation to take up the spirit of hard work and commitment exhibited by the the late national hero, for the betterment of the country.
“Cde Moyo was committed to unity and liberation of the country which then cascaded to the recruits he trained.
“It is imperative that we take a leaf from (Brigadier-General) Moyo to overcome this economic war that we face but this time not with guns, but with resilience, commitment and unity.”
Cde Mohadi urged all progressive Zimbabweans to pluck a leaf from the visionary leadership of the late national hero in the country’s quest economic emancipation.
“Comrade Moyo will be remembered for leading many battles during the struggle and it is this man whose voice calls us to take up from where he left towards building the Second Republic we want,” he said.
Acting President Mohadi says as the Nation mourn the late national hero the second wave of the lethal Covid-19 calls for strict compliance of the restrictions that have been put in place to combat the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the family spokesman Thulani Moyo, says they are humbled by the great Honour by government to bestow the late Brigadier-General Collin Moyo National Hero Status.
“As the family father figure, the late national hero was blessed with a big heart to look after the whole family’s critical needs,” he said.
Thulani who is also the elder son to the late hero says his fathers legacy and his motto – don’t give up in life – shall be cherished by the family and the nation at large as a great lesson of the sacrifices the late national hero made to bring Zimbabwe independence.
The burial was also attended by Vice President General (Rtd) Dr Constantino Chiwenga, ministers, services chiefs, close relatives and friends.