Zanzibar President Hussein Ali Mwinyi has conveyed his message of condolences following the death of former Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Benard Member.
The diplomat passed away at Kairuki Hospital in Dar es Salaam on Friday morning, May 12, 2023.
Extending his condolences to family, relatives and friends affected by the loss of their beloved one, Dr Mwinyi said Mr Membe was a leader with high abilities, a diplomat and good public servant.
Mr Membe, was among presidential candidates in the 2020 general election through the opposition Alliance for Change and Transparency Party (ACT-Wazalendo).
Mr Membe took his last breath early on Friday at Kairuki Hospital due to chest complications.