The Zimbabwean lawmaker who represented Mutasa North constituency, Luke Phibion Masamvu, has died from Covid-19.
The ex legislator who was a well-known businessman in Marondera, Bindura and Manicaland Province, passed away on Saturday January 30 at the age of 62 and left behind 12 wives and 79 children
John Masamvu, spokesman of the family and brother to the late businessman, told state media that the family is devastated by the loss.
“It is a very sad day for the entire Masamvu family. We have lost a big family man who also served his country in Parliament.”
Tinoda Machakaire , Zanu PF politician and Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Deputy Minister, also said that Masamvu’s death was a huge loss to the coutry.
“I was really saddened to learn of the untimely passing on of the former Honourable MP and businessman Cde LP Masamvu. I am praying for the family at this trying time. Losing a loved father is not easy at all. The wound never heals. My prayer for the family is that they find the strength to keep going.”