Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa visited the grief stricken Chidyausiku family where he extended his condolences to the family of the retired Chief justice following the arrival of his body from South Africa.

The body of the late Retired Chief Justice (CJ) of Zimbabwe Godfrey Chidyausiku arrived in the country yesterday, Saturday.

The Retired CJ died in South Africa on Wednesday where he was receiving treatment from kidney and liver complications.

There was visible grief from family, members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), government officials and other circles when the body touched down at the Harare International Airport.

Speaking to relatives, friends and members of the JSC and government officials, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the late Retired Chief Justice Chidyausiku will be remembered for bringing back on track Zimbabwe’s land reform agenda.

Sharing experiences he had with the late Retired CJ, Vice President Mnangagwa told mourners at the Defence Forces parlour that the man who served in different portfolios remained a national asset till his death.