Zimbabwe’s Agriculture minister, Air Chief Marshal (rtd) Perrance Shiri has died.
He was 65.
Zimbabwe’s President, Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed the death on microblogging site, Twitter this morning.
“I am deeply saddened to inform the Nation of the death of the Minister of Agriculture, Air Chief Marshall (rtd) Perrance Shiri, a long time friend and colleague. Cde Shiri was a true patriot, who devoted his life to the liberation, independence and service of his country,” read the tweet.
Yesterday, it was reported that the minister was in self-isolation after his driver had succumbed to Covid-19.