Minister of state for Labour and employment James Ocholi (SAN) is dead. He died in a ghastly motor accident on his way to Kaduna on Sunday Along with his son.
The the minister’s wife and son were also in the ill-fated car including his aide-de-camp. Ocholi is from Kogi state.
His driver and wife were in critical condition at Doka clinic several kilometres from Kaduna. . A witness, whose car was behind the minister’s when the accident occurred, said the minister’s car had a burst tyre before somersaulting several times.
He died in a road accident along the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday afternoon. Mr. Ocholi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria from Kogi state, and his son died on the spot of the accident.
Those familiar with the incident said his driver and wife were in critical condition at Doka clinic several kilometres from Kaduna.
The accident sources say occurred some 45 kilometers to Kaduna town where he was headed.
“We are trying to issue a statement on the matter,” the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said.