Oskido loses father, Esaph who is hailed for successful political career.
Oskido and his family are in mourning. The popular DJ has just recently lost his father. This is not just sad news for his family, but also for the nation.
Esaph Mdlongwa who died at the age of 73 is credited to have established the Zimbabwean Opposition Party MDC . The ZOP MDC was established back in 1999 and was led by Morgan Tsvangirai. The party was established to challenge the ruling Zanu-PF party and its leader, Robert Mugabe.
The late politician is said to have been admitted into a private hospital in Bulawayo where he stayed for about a week. His family confirms that he aas diabetic. Reports reveal that he was admitted as a COVID patient at the time. People who are aware of his legacy have called a “Giant of a man” and a father figure to various other politicians.
The giant of a man, Esaph Mdlongwa, the consumate nationalist trade unionist cum politician who was a mentor and a father figure to those of us whom he took under his protective wing departs this world when the country he loved so dearly is in great strife.
— Welshman Ncube (@Welshman_Ncube) October 14, 2020