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Bosso will never die, says Modi

by Staff reporter
24 Nov 2018 at 07:44hrs | Views
BULAWAYO businessman and philanthropist Raj Modi says while human beings are mortal Highlanders are immortal.

The businessman, who is also Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce, made the declaration in his eulogy to the departed former Highlanders board member Jonathan Sayi Moyo who died at Mater Dei Hospital on Friday night last week and was laid to rest at Lady Stanley Cemetery on Wednesday.

"Go well son of the soil. Go well baba Sayi Moyo. Death comes to all of us but Highlanders will never die," said Modi who on Sunday confessed his love for the Bulawayo giants as he passed his condolence message to the Highlanders and Moyo family when news of the demise of the former board vice chairman filtered through.

The Bulawayo giants have long been known to have been supported by iconic business persons in and around the country as well as abroad.

A number of corporates have also been charmed by the administrative acumen at the club that has been passed from generation to generation much to the envy of its competitors. The club has also religiously followed its constitution, a key requirement in terms of good corporate governance.

Speaking at the funeral service held at the Brethren in Christ Church in Bulawayo on Wednesday, board chairman Luke Mnkandla said the club had embarked on a programme to document the history of the institution.

"We engaged figures like ubaba uPatisa Nyathi so that we could come up with a document that will tell the life story of Highlanders and its people like the gentleman we are mourning today who were providing vital historical knowledge towards that project and it's really a huge loss that he is gone," said Mnkandla.

In 2016 Moyo was one of the board members together with Mnkandla that led the team when they visited the grave of one of the founder members of the club, Prince Albert Khumalo in Gwatemba area, Filabusi.

Source - chronicle