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Church stages solidarity march for missing child

The march for Given Flint Matapure, the three-year-old boy, who disappeared three months ago, attracted people from all walks of life, some from as far as Mutoko.

Children were seen carrying placards bearing different messages in connection with the march and the prayer.
Bishop Roger Jeffrey called for God’s intervention.

“We criticise people who come and fleece desperate people like the Matapures, who want their child back. It does no good but more harm to the family.
“As a church, we are complimenting the media, police and the community which have been supportive to the Matapure family in their time of need”, said Bishop Jeffrey.

“we will not rest until the matter is settled.” Speaking to The Standard, actor Stephen Chigorimbo said, “I am glad people took their time to come and support the Matapure family in a bid to challenge this evil we are facing in our country. This cancer has to be removed before it spreads.
Blessing Nyamusangudza from Mutoko, recited a poem before an audience gathered at Smithfield, which he said was one of the many poems that he has written since he learnt of the disappearance of Given.

“I have mobilised youth from Mutoko to pray for Given’s safe return from his kidnappers.”Song and prayer were the order of the day with choirs from Matthew Rusike Children’s Home and Chinyaradzo Children’s Home singing moving melodies.

“I am humbled to see a huge turnout supporting this march. Now I know that we as Zimbabweans, are a family.
“This is God’s work and doing. I am assured that Given is coming back,” said Wengesayi Diki Matapure, Given’s mother.

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