Former Home Affairs Deputy Minister and Mangwe Legislator Cde Obedingwa Mguni was buried at his rural home in Macingwane, amid glowing tributes of his humility and impeccable work ethic.
The war Veterans said Cde Mguni belonged to a rare breed of leaders who put the country’s interest first ahead of self.
We have lost a true cadre as ZANU PF We are really poorer without him as he was such a hard worker who preached unity at all times.
Cde Mguni was declared a liberation war hero and given a state assisted funeral was buried with full military honors.
An ex freedom fighter, Cde Muni joined the liberation struggle in 1976 at the age of 15.
He completed his Lower 6th at Mukushi college before gong to Libya for Military Training.
After independence he served as Youth Secretary for PF ZAPU Plumtree branch in 1983.
He was then appointed as Chairperson of the Matebeleland South War Veterans Association between 2014 and 2017.
He also held several posts in ZANU PF which include being the Provincial Treasurer and member of the Central Committee.
He also served as Deputy Minister of Home Affairs in Government and at the time of his death he was the ZANU PF Deputy Chief Whip in Parliament
The late liberation war hero survived by his wife, Hlalani and three children.