By Philips Sunday
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), today, Sunday, March, 6, 2016, revealed how the Minister of State for Labour, James Ocholi and his son died.
The FRSC, through its spokesperson, Bisi Kazeem, said the Minister and his son died in a crash that occurred at Kilometre 57, along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday.
“The minister and two other occupants died eventually, while four people were injured,” Kazeem said.
The remains of the late Minister and his have been deposited at the morgue of the National Hospital, Abuja.
Meanwhile his wife, Mrs. Ocholi, also died at Doka Hospital after after being in coma.
Confirming the incident, the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, wrote on his facebook wall,
“It is with great sadness that the Kaduna State Ministry of Health and Human Services further announces the death of Mrs. Ocholi at Doka Hospital, who was in coma since the accident near Rijana, along the Kaduna-Abuja Road. Earlier, the death of Minister Ocholi and his son were announced. May their souls rest in perfect peace, Amen,” the governor wrote.
Mr. Ocholi was born in November 26, 1960, he died at the age of 55. He became Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2007.
Before his death, Mr. Ocholi was also the Chairman, Disciplinary Committee of the Abuja chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association.
He became Minister of the Federation in 2015 under President Muhammadu Buhari.