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.
Ocholi’s death has been confirmed on Twitter by his friend and minister of state for Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika
it is 2 heavy 4 me 2 bear z loss of my dear Freind, Minister of state, Hon James Ocholi, SAN. We departed on Friday to meet no more!?
— Hadi Sirika (@hadisirika) March 6, 2016
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
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
Image credit: Yabaleft online