The late Pious Chitagu
27 March 2017, GUTU – Veteran educationist and Gumindoga Secondary School head, Pious Chitagu, who was also the National Association of Secondary School Heads (NASH) Gutu district vice chairperson, has died.
The 64 - year - old died on March 3 at Claybank Private Hospital in Gweru.
Speaking to TellZim News, Tatenda Chitagu, who is son to the late educationist, said the family lost a figure of support.
"We have lost a unifier. He was loving and caring; a philanthropist who helped many of his people. The gap he has left is very difficult to fill," Chitagu said.
Scores of people attended the renowned teacher's burial in Shuro village under Chief Chiwara in Gutu last week.
The late Chitagu, born on March 21, 1952, is survived by six children and three grandchildren.
He was a deputy head at Mutero Secondary School in the early 1980s and became Gumindoga Secondary School head in the late 1980s up until the time of his death.
He was serving his last days in office and was nearing his retirement age.education