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Madawo mourns AFM secretary general

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Madawo mourns AFM secretary general



KWEKWE – AFM in Zimbabwe president Amon Madawo has described the church’s secretary general who died on Saturday as a pillar and a unifier.
He was speaking to The Mirror at the burial of Stewart Ganyau (59) on Tuesday.
Madawo said that Ganyau’s latest role in the church was in directing the formulation of regulations that accompany the organisation’s constitution.
Ganyau was laid to rest at Msasa Cemetery in Kwekwe. He died suddenly on Saturday evening at his house in Chicago, Kwekwe after attending the church National Council meeting in Masvingo.
Ganyau contributed immensely in settling the church’s factional fights, said Madawo
He died after 27 years of serving the church at Kwekwe Central assembly as a Pastor. He graduated from the Bible School in 1997.
He is survived by his wife Tsitsi Ganyau and four children,three girls and one boy.
“Pastor Ganyau was a dedicated long serving Pastor. He started his journey in 1997 and he rose the ladder and became provincial secretary. When the province was divided into two that is Midlands Central and South, he became the second overseer after Pastor Gwanzura.
“Last year he became the national secretary general until the time of his death. He served for a short time but made a strong impact. He was a unifier and played a huge role in unifying the elders and pastors during the transition process of our church.
“On Saturday we were together at our national council meeting where he played a significant role in directing the formulation of regulations that accompany our constitution,” said Madau.
Ganyau was born in Mhondoro Ngezi, Rushava Village.
He went to Kavhunga Primary School from Grade 1 to 7 and proceeded to Ngezi High School from Form 1 to form 4.
He became a temporary teacher at Totororo Primary School in Zhombe and he left the teaching job to join the Bible school.
He graduated as a pastor in 1997.
Kwekwe Pastors Fraternity representative Prophetess Idirashe Dongo described the late Ganyau as a mentor and an adviser.
Reverend Ganyau’s funeral was attended by AFM leadership, overseers, pastors and leaders from other church denominations in Kwekwe and beyond.

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