By Vanessa Mhizha
ZESA Holdings acting chief executive officer Engineer Patrick Chivaura died yesterday morning in Harare.
Chivaura died Friday morning and the cause of his death could not be immediately ascertained at the time of writing.
At the time of his death, Chivaura was due to retire this month.
Prior to his appointment, he had served the power utility in different capacities including Transmission and Distribution Director and Technical Services Manager.
Details of funeral arrangements have not yet been announced. Energy and Power Development Minister Fortune Chasi announced his death through his Twitter handle.
“Sadly, Mr Chivaura, an eminent electrical engineer who served as acting chief executive officer at Zesa and was due to retire this month, passed on this morning. Highly professional, god-fearing, honest.
“May His Soul Rest in Peace,” said Minister Chasi.
Zesa spokesperson Mr Fullard Gwasira could not be reached to give details on Eng Chivaura’s passing. Zim Morning Post