Programme for late National Hero: Dr Dumiso Dabengwa as Chamisa attends funeral.
Bulawayo residents will get an opportunity to pay their final respects to the liberation war hero at White City Stadium between 9AM and 1PM, the Dumiso Dabengwa Foundation said. A memorial service for the late national hero Dumiso Dabengwa will be held in Bulawayo on today, ahead of his burial in Ntabazinduna on Saturday.
Dabengwa’s body will lie in state in Ntabazinduna on Friday night. The 79-year-old died in Kenya on May 23 while returning to Zimbabwe following treatment for a liver ailment in India. A condolence book has been opened at the Dabengwa family home in Bulawayo’s Fourwinds suburb.
Bulawayo residents have been urged to give national hero Dr Dumiso Dabengwa a befitting send-off by turning up in their numbers for a memorial service to be held in his honour at White City Stadium today. And among the scores of mourners, MDC-A President Nelson Chamisa was spotted.
Government has provided 11 buses to ferry residents who intend to attend the memorial service. Programme for late National Hero: Dr Dumiso Dabengwa : 9:00 – 13:00
8:00 -8:30 – Body leaves Nyaradzo for W/C Stadium
8:30 – 8:45 – Body arrives @ W/C Stadium
8:45 – 8:50 – Welcome
8:50 – 9:00 – National Anthem
9:00 – 9:10 – Opening Hymn & Prayer
9:10 – 9:30 – Tributes
9:30 – 9:35 – Interlude
9:35 – 10:05 – Close Friends
10:05 – 10:10 – Interlude
10:10 – 11:00 – Speakers
11:00 – 12:00 – Church Service
12:00 – 12:10 – Vote of Thanks
12:10 – 12:15 – Announcements
12:15 – 12:20 – Closing Prayer
12:20 – 12:50 – Body Viewing
13:00 ~ End of Programme
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