Chamisa Mourns Tsvangirai’s Brother ‘Casper’
THE MDC President Nelson Chamisa has expressed grief on the passing on of the late founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s younger brother, Casper, who succumbed to an undisclosed ailment on Saturday in Kwekwe.
He was 61.
Posting on his twitter account today, Chamisa described the death of Casper as a blow and that it comes at a time when memories of Tsvangirai’s death are still fresh.
“A FLOOD OF BLOWS, My condolences to the Tsvangirai family on the passing of Casper, the young brother to our ICON, the late Dr M. Tsvangirai.
“This comes before our tears have dried from the untimely MT loss. Our prayers are with the family during this trying time,” he said.
Tsvangirai gave up the cancer of the colon battle in February in South Africa.
Casper’s burial is scheduled for today in Buhera.
MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume said although Casper was not in the organs of the party, his contributions in funding for democracy was important.
“He might not have been in the party’s organs, but we salute his support and will to make sure that democracy finds place in Zimbabwe,” Mafume said.
The Party’s Youth Secretary and legislator for Highfield West, Happymore Chidziva said 2018 has been a difficult year for the Tsvangirai family and the MDC have been going through a difficult patch.
The Tsvangirai family and MDC in its entirety have been subjected to grief following passing on of our icon Dr Richard Morgan Tsvangirai in February this year. We are heading to Buhera today to pay our last respect to Casper.”