Chief Kareya of Chivhu, born Onias Munetsi has died.

Chief Kareya who had underlying conditions passed on at Chivhu District Hospital today due to Covid-19 related complications.

He was 66.

His brother Caston Gaza confirmed the death to The Mirror.

“Yes, we have just received sad news of his death. He was diabetic but a Covid-19 infection accelerated his bad health condition.

“As a family, we have lost an enlightened and sharp family pillar who was kind and ever-smiling,” he said.

He described the Late Chief as a dedicated farmer who was committed to using local resources to engender socio-economic development.

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