Zimbabwe today remembered ten years after the death of former Vice President John Landa Nkomo.

He was viewed as one of the most illustrious sons of the soil, John Landa Nkomo who devoted his life to liberate the country.

Nkomo was born 22 August, 1934 & served as VP of Zimbabwe from 2009 to 2013. After serving for years as a minister in the government of Zimbabwe, he was the Speaker of Parliament from 2005 to 2008.

He was then appointed to the Senate in 2008 & was Minister of State in the President’s Office in 2009.

Nkomo was National Chairman of ZANU–PF until December 2009, when he was elected as Vice President of ZANU–PF. As a consequence of his elevation to the party’s vice presidency, he also became VP of Zimbabwe in December 2009.

Nkomo was the third child in a family of nine, four girls and five boys.