KWEKWE– The entire Kwekwe community was plunged into mourning following the untimely passing on of celebrated Zimbabwe National bodybuilder, Prosper Mugariwa.
Mugariwa, whose age at time of death could not be immediately verified, died in a tragic car accident near Mbembesi along Bulawayo Road on his way from South Africa. He was scheduled to participate at the impending 3rd Edition of the Marume Classic and the 2019 edition of the Zimbabwe Body Building National competitions.
Condolence messages poured from across the Midlands mining town with political personalities, sportspeople and other organizations conveying their messages of condolence.
Second-tier soccer side Hard Rock owner, Shephered ‘Magodora’ Chahwanda expressed shock at Mugariwa’s demise, describing it as ‘untimely’. Mugariwa was a senior member of the security staff for Hard Rock FC.
Zanu PF Midlands provincial secretary for Education, Tapiwa Muto said the party was saddened by the tragic death of the late body building champion.
On the other hand, the party’s candidate in last year’s harmonized elections Kandros Mugabe described Mugariwa’s death as a blow to the ruling Zanu PF party. The late bodybuilder was a known supporter of the President Emmerson Mnangagwa-headed political institution.