By Lisa Masuku
Legendary music icon Dr Oliver Mtukudzi touched many souls through his music. Shortly after the sad news of his passing, streams of messages have been pouring in from all over the world from artists, socialites, government officials and friends who are saddened by the 66 year old’s death.
The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services paid tribute to the legendary jazz musician through issuing a statement and through a tweet which read; ‘ Gvt conveys its heartfelt condolences to the Mtukudzi family on the sad passing on of Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi Today at Avenues Clinic. Zimbabwe music is poorer with out our music legend. MHDSRIEP.’
A lot of national, regional and international stars and international media have also tweeted about the global icon’s passing.