MDC president Welshman Ncube's son, Ntabiso, died in a car accident yesterday.
MDC deputy national spokesperson, Kurauone Chihwayi, said the accident occurred around 2am yesterday when his double-cab car rammed into a perimetre wall at No. 12 Court Road in Kamfinsa. Mourners are gathered at No. 12 Leander Road, Greendale. Chihwayi said the body would leave for Bulawayo today for burial on Tuesday.
He said the party was saddened by the loss of Ntabiso (19), "one of the brilliant lawyers in the making". At the time of his death, Ntabiso was studying towards attaining a law degree at Rhodes University in South Africa. Meanwhile, condolence messages were pouring on Ncube's profile on the social networking site, Facebook yesterday.
Rita Marque Lunga-Mbatha wrote: "I imagine there is no pain more far-reaching and deeper than losing a child. My heart and prayers go out to you at this most difficult time." Christopher Chidarikire said the Ncube's family "are in our prayers at this difficult moment". Oscar Tshuma said Zimbabwe had "lost a brilliant young man, this is a terrible loss for the future generation, may God be with you now and forever".