The Member of Parliament for Kuwadzana Constituency, Miriam Mushayi (MDC Alliance) has died.
In a statement on its social media channels, the MDC Alliance announced Mushayi’s passing away, saying the party has lost a dedicated member and accomplished democrat. The statement read:
We are saddened to learn of the untimely passing on of MDC Alliance MP for Kuwadzana Constituency Miriam Mushayi today. Mourners are gathered at 5 Power Close, Ashdown Park, Harare. We have lost a dedicated cadre and consummate democrat. May Her Dear Soul Rest In Eternal Peace.
Condolence messages have been pouring in as people mourn the late legislator. Writing on social media, MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa said,
The passing on of Hon Mirriam Mushayi (MP)is a huge blow upon previous other multiple blows. It has been torrid and terrible. It never rains but it pours. Tragedies hunt in packs moves in droves. When sorrows come, they come not in single files but in battalions. RIP people’s leader.
Chamisa’s deputy Lynette Karenyi-Kore said,
Condolences to the Mushayi Family and @mdczimbabwe. I’m deeply saddened by the passing of Hon Mirriam Mushayi a sister, close friend, colleague & founding Member of the MDC. I would like to extend my deepest condolences to her family, loved ones and express my gratitude.
I would like to express my gratitude for her contributions towards the fight for democracy. I will in due course pay a special tribute to my friend and colleague. Currently, I am waiting for the official party position and arrangements.
Below are some of the condolence messages which have come in following Mushayi’s death.