Colonel Pahla declared Liberation War Hero

20 Oct, 2021 - 16:10 0 Views
Colonel Pahla declared Liberation War Hero Colonel Pahla

The Herald

Columbus Mabika Herald Reporter

Colonel Dennis Pahla whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kid Nyikandeyedu has been declared a Liberation War Hero and will be buried tomorrow at his farm in Banket.

Col Pahla, died on Monday, at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals after suffering from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident that occurred when the car he was traveling in rolled over into Gwebi River along the Harare-Chinhoyi Road.

He was 64.

In a statement, Zimbabwe National Army Director Public Relations, Colonel, Alphios Makotore said: “The late Colonel Dennis Pahla who died at Parirenyatwa Hospital on 18 October 2021 has been declared a Liberation War Hero. He will be buried tomorrow, Thursday, 21 October 2021, in Banket at his farm, Plot Number 7, Riverside Farm. Burial proceedings will begin at 10:00 hours,” reads part of the statement.

Col Makotore said Minister of State for Mashonaland West Provincial Affairs and Development, Cde Mary Mliswa-Chikoka will officiate at the burial ceremony.

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