Heartbreaking: Nigeria’s Minister Of State For Labour, James Ocholi Dies In Car Crash With His Son And Wife

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The Minister of state for Labour, Mr James Ocholi, SAN has been reported dead, according to source he died in a ghastly motor accident today 6th of March 2016 while travelling to Abuja.

 

 

 

Heartbreaking: Nigeria's Minister Of State For Labour, James Ocholi Dies In Car Crash

 

 

 

Ocholi’s death has been confirmed on Twitter by his friend and minister of state for Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika

 

 

 

 

One Mrs Ab Abubakar also witnessed the accident while she was also travelling to Abuja, she said the minister died instantly

 

 

 

 

Ocholi was appointed as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria after he performed very well at the ministerial screening at the Senate in November 2015, he is from Kogi state

 

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It has been confirmed that the son of the minister died at the spot of the accident and the wife died at Doka Government Hospital in Kaduna hours later, his aide and driver sustained injuries

 

 

Meanwhile the Kaduna state sector commander of the FRSC, Mr Francis Udoma said that the accident occurred when the rear tyre of the utility vehicle conveying them bursted and the vehicle somersaulted several time.

 

 

See Pictures Below Of The Vehicle After The Crash

minister of labour died with family

minister of labour died with family

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Yabaleft online

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