By Philemon Jambaya
Former MDC-T Senator for Bikita, Kokerai Rugara has died.
He is said to have collapsed and died at his plot in Masvingo.on Saturday.
Senator Rugara was formally a Vice Principal of Morgenster Teachers College before he joined politics in 2000.
He has a rich history in Zimbabwean politics as he served in the government during the 7th parliament as a senator,
As a Senator he was sent on many diplomatic missions including supervision of elections and sitting on the Pan African Parliament.
Obert Gutu said that the senator was a dedicated leader and the MDC T family has lost a leader par excellence.
“Senator Rugara was a dedicated leader to the MDC family and his de4ath is a huge blow to us” Gutu said.
As Senator for Bikita, he was a strong advocate of the teaching of science in our schools. He also assisted best science students with funds to pursue their studies.
He is survived by his wife Mbuya Rugara, children and grandchildren.