Thousands at Susan Tsvangirai Memorial Service

BUHERA – MORE than 10 000 people attended a memorial service for Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s wife Susan in Buhera yesterday in what the MDC-T said was a humbling show of support by Zimbabweans.\r\n

Tsvangirai’s wife died on March 6 after the vehicle they were travelling in was sideswiped by a truck about 100km south of the capital along the Harare-Masvingo high way.

High-ranking MDC-T officials including Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe and Finance Minister Tendai Biti addressed the service organised by the Methodist Church, where the Prime Minister’s wife was a leading member.

Tsvangirai thanked the people who gathered at the memorial service and those who attended the funeral in March,where people used their own resources to travel.

and solidarity had helped lessen the pain of losing his wife.

“It was a massive yet humbling experience,” said MDC-T spokesperson, Nelson Chamisa. “It was massive yet humbling turn out considering that most people used their own transport to flock to Buhera.”

Chiefs and diplomats also attended the service. The MDC-T will also hold a major rally at Murambinda Growth Point today.