By Trevor Makonyonga
Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) student activist, Chad Paradzayi has been nominated for the Zim University Finest award.
Paradzayi is the Secretary for External Affairs in the CUT Students’ Representative Council (SRC) and has been quite vocal on issues affecting the youth.
The Supply Chain Management student told Bustop TV that he feels humbled and honoured by the nomination.
“I feel very honoured and appreciated for the my efforts in the students fraternity both politically and philanthropically. I would like to dedicate this nomination and win to be to everyone who has their faith and belief in me,” he said.
The student activist also took time to speak #ZimbabweanLivesMatter where he said he was sickened by the plight of young people.
Paradzayi said, “As a student activist we have felt the blow in terms of persecution and we some of us have been exposed to police brutality and arrests for example Talent Madava, Tawanda Muchechiwa amongst others. We are clear and stand in solidarity and for the notion #ZimbabweanLivesMatter because we are citizens before we are students and everything prevailing in the country affect us #ZimbabweanLivesMatter.”
Past winner of this award which is entering it’s second year include rapper, Kikky Badass and comedian, Tinaye.
The awards seek to recognise local university icons across all disciplines from the various universities in the country.