The Reformed Church University Chancellor, Rev I. Pandasvika, Chairman of Council, Dr A. Mazvuru
and Council Members, Pro- Vice Chancellor, Professor E. Dumbu, Members of the University
Management Board, Staff and Students, express their deepest condolences to Dr Catherine Ngwaru and
the family, the RCZ Community and the entire nation of Zimbabwe, on the untimely passing on of
Professor Jacob Marriot Ngwaru, the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Reformed Church University.
Professor J.M Ngwaru was indeed a refined academic and an astute leader, a luminary where life planted
him. He was a passionate leader who inspired and motivated others to be become the best versions of
themselves. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, children and grandchildren and the entire Ngwaru
family at large. May you find solace and strength from the Almighty during these darkest moments , your
loss is deeply shared by the entire University. We have been left with a dent as Professor Ngwaru left a
legacy in molding and shaping the University to be a world class University during his tenure as an
academic and Acting Vice Chancellor.
He will be sadly missed.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.