BY SIZALOKUHLE NCUBE
The First Lady, Auxillia Mnangagwa has called upon all Zimbabwean women to join her in three days of prayer and fasting for the nation as Covid19 continue to ravage the country.
In a statement, Auxillia Mnangagwa said the prayer session starts on the 21st of January through to the 23rd.
“May I as the Mother of the Nation call upon all women in Zimbabwe, and all those abroad who may so wish, to join me in fasting and praying to the Lord the Almighty from tomorrow 21 to Saturday 23 January 2021 for our nation to be spared from further calamity and suffering.”
“Death is within our communities, at our doorstep. There is no family that has not suffered the loss of their beloved ones because of the pandemic. Every day we hear of names that are succumbing. I thus humbly appeal to all women to commit to a three day period from tomorrow in which we fast and pray calling for divine intervention to save the nation and our people.” she said.
Auxilia Mnangagwa said women are key pillars in our society as they have an important role of keeping the family unit together.
“As women, we play a very important role in our society. We hold the family unit together and get it to work for our daily life. Being on the ground at all times, we are the custodians of values and measures that protect us at the smallest unit of society. I call upon you that as we pray to the Almighty for his mercy and grace, we also use that power bestowed upon us by society to ensure that every family is abiding by the measures that have been put in place by Government to curtail the spread of the infectious disease. As mothers, let us enforce compliance at the family level with measures that reduce the spread of Covid19 amongst us.” she said.