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HH leads SADC leaders in unveiling of Julius Nyirere statute in Addis

THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) has unveiled an impressive three-meter tall statue at the African Union headquarters in Addisa Ababa Ethiopia, in honour of Tanzania’s founding President, Julius Mwalimu Nyerere.

 The statue is a symbol of his contributions towards the liberation struggle of many African countries.

President Hakainde Hichilema, in his capacity as Chairman of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation led the unveiling process.

 In his statement, President Hichilema said the statue will be a constant reminder to all regional blocs and the global community of the noble work President Nyerere did in bringing about peace and stability.

 “Honouring our noble leaders is the right thing in preserving their legacy,” President Hichilema said.

 And Tanzanian President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, who is also the incoming Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Defence and Politics, profoundly reflected on the impact of President Nyereres leadership.

 President Hassan, described President Nyerere as a visionary leader, who dedicated his duty to fostering unity and development not only in Tanzania but the entire African continent.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


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