President Robert Mugabe is one man that has met the love of many netizens. The famous memes of Mugabe quotes has always been the talk of the day for many social media people. News just in is that the president has passed on today.
When the former President was ousted out of the presidential seat, Zimbabwean went to the street to jubilate over the new dawn that was realized in the country after a long time being under the leadership of President Robert Mugabe.
Most Zimbabweans are mourning the former President. After a new leadership came in, some people were yearning for the man after a lot of challenges came to display. The irony of the issues surrounding his ouster reminded people of his tenure.
Robert Mugabe has passed on at the age of 95 after ailing for sometime. He was the founding leader of the country and left the seat after the coup took place in the country in 2017. He is reported to have died at Singapore.
He fought against the colonial powers that were oppressing the Zimbabweans. He is one man who led them through their freedom despite his move to overstay in power.
“Mugabe was an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life to the emancipation and empowerment of his people. His contribution to the history of our nation and continent will never be forgotten.
Leaders within the country have expressed their condolences to the family of former President and also to the people of Zimbabwe
“It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabe,” Mnangagwa posted on Twitter early on Friday.