By ZBC Reporter
THE late Permanent Secretary in Charge of the District Development Fund (DDF) in the Office of the President and Cabinet Mr James Kenneth Jonga who died on Thursday last week has been described as a dedicated civil servant who spearheaded infrastructure development across the country.
The late Jonga’s hard work and patriotism in the field of infrastructure development and poverty alleviation was chronicled by the Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Senator Monica Mutsvangwa who was accompanied by her husband Ambassador Chris Mutsvangwa when she consoled the Jonga family in Harare this Monday.
The late James Jonga was a leader par excellence who knew how to develop rural communities through borehole drilling initiatives as well as supporting farming activities by providing enabling infrastructure,Said the Minister.
Ambassador Mutsvangwa described the late Permanent Secretary as a workaholic who devoted his entire life to uplift Zimbabweans regardless of their background.
I knew the late Jonga from way back at Kutama Secondary School and his works through the District Development Fund speaks for themselves as there is no district in this country without his mark with respect of infrastructure development be it roads, boreholes and dams,he said.
The late Jonga, who was accorded a state assisted funeral, will be buried this Wednesday at his rural home in Mhondoro.