Pres mourns Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah

By ZBC Reporter

The President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa has described the late former Chairperson of the Public Service Commission Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah as a committed cadre,who placed his professional skills and career at the disposal of his country soon after the attainment of independence.

In a condolence message to the Nzuwah family,the President also said the death of the eminent academic was a huge blow to the nation.

The late will be remembered in the annuls of our Bureaucracy as the first indigenous person to chair the Public Service Commission making him the ,longest-serving member of the commission to date.He distinguished himself by ably superintending over the transformation of our Civil Service from a colonial bureaucracy serving minority interests to placing it at the service of the majority of our people in a post-independent Zimbabwe,he said.

The death of our former Chairman of the Public Service Commission,Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah,has dealt a huge blow to our nation which has been robbed of a long-serving civil servant,very dedicated to his country,added the President.

He also spoke highly of the late Dr Nzuwa’s academic prowess which he attributed to the liberation of the country.

An eminent academic,Dr Nzuwah’s early scholarly works were in nationalist research in support of the liberation struggle.As a committed cadre,he placed his professional skills and career at the disposal of the struggle and his country soon after the attainment of our Independence,he noted.

Dr Nzuwah passed on this Tuesday morning.