Zanu-PF Marondera East legislator Patrick Chidakwa has died.
Family representative Richard Mavhunga said the legislator died in a South African hospital.
Mr Mavhunga said the legislator was diabetic and had a heart ailment.
Zanu-PF provincial administrator Tonderai Kwaramba said Marondera district has been robbed a hard worker.
“A dark cloud has fallen over Marondera district. We have been robbed of someone special,” he said.
He said the MP was diabetic and had a heart ailment.
The MDC Alliance Marondera Central MP Caston Matewu also confirmed Chidakwa’s death.
“I am learning with sadness of the death of our neighbouring MP Hon. Patrick Chidakwa of Marondera East. May his soul rest in peace,” said Matewu.
Before being elected MP for Marondera East in 2018, Chidakwa was a councillor and chair of Marondera Rural District Council.