According to reports by the state-owned Herald newspaper in Zimbabwe, former long-time leader, Robert Mugabe left behind $10m (£7.7m) liquid cash in the bank.
Robert Mugabe who died on September 6, 2019, did not leave behind a will, prompting legal authorities to call a meeting this week to appoint an executor, the report added.
The ex-president's daughter, Bona Chikowore, wrote to the Master of High Court in October, listing her father's estate as including $10m in a local bank, four houses in Harare in addition to his rural home, an orchard and a farm, the Herald reported.
Ms. Bona Chikowore also noted that the former leader owned ten luxury cars.
Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe since independence in 1980 as prime minister and president, before being forced out of power in 2017.
He is survived by his second wife, Grace Mugabe, and four children; whom by law will inherit his wealth.
The extent of Mugabe's riches has for many years been a source of speculation. There was even more concern when news broke out that the country continued to fund the vacations and medical expenses of Mugabe and his family, even after he left office as president.
It is no news that Zimbabwe is currently battling as a result of a failing economy. Citizens have continued to protest over the increase in prices of commodities, including bread and meat.
Zimbabweans assume that Mugabe and his family milked the country and amassed a vast fortune over his 37 years in power.
About Robert Mugabe
Robert Gabriel Mugabe was a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017.
Born: 21 February 1924, Kutama, Zimbabwe
Died: 6 September 2019, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore
Buried: 28 September 2019
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