OrderPaperToday – A member of the President Muhammadu Buhari cabinet and minister of state for Labour and Productivity, Mr. James Ocholi has died in a car crash alongside his wife and son.

Mr Ocholi reportedly died alongside his son in the ghastly motor accident  on the Abuja – Kaduna expressway on his way back to Abuja. Although earlier reports said his wife survived the crash, Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-rufai would later confirm on social media that the she did not make it after all.

The governor said: ” 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”

Late Ocholi’s driver and police escort are said to be in critical condition.



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