OPPOSITION Build Zimbabwe Alliance deputy president William “Widzo” Pilbrough has died.

He was 47.

Party leader Noah Manyika confirmed the news Thursday but could not give further details yet.

“I just got a call that William ‘Widzo’ Pilbrough passed away suddenly this (Thursday) afternoon. Please pray for Barbara and the family. I will update as we get more information,” said Manyika, who was among opposition leaders who contested the July 2018 presidential election.

Noah Manyika and the late William Pilbrough

Manyika added, “I understand he collapsed this afternoon and was rushed to hospital where he passed away.”

Pilbrough was born in Chinhoyi in 1972 and had a lot of experience in the field of financial management.

He had been deputy to Manyika since February 2018.