The Minister of State for Harare Provincial Affairs Oliver Chidawu has died.
He was 68.
Chidawu, a Senator at the time of his death, who was born in 1954 and became the youngest mayor in the history of Harare city in 1984 at the age of 29.
He was a chartered engineer and entrepreneur, chairman of African Banking Corporation Zimbabwe, non-executive chairman of Manders Group and founder of Kuchi Group of Companies.
Chidawu was also a major shareholder in Bitumen Construction and a founding shareholder and director of Heritage Investment Bank that merged with First Merchant Bank in 1997.
He sat on the board of Bindura Nickel Corporation Ltd.
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