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Minister of state for labour, James Ocholi, wife, son die in car crash




Nigeria’s minister of state for labour and productivity, James Ocholi is dead.

Ocholi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, reportedly died in a fatal car crash along the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday.

His wife and son also died in the crash, according to persons familiar with the incident. Ocholi and his family were returning to Abuja from Kaduna when the accident occurred.

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  • walexng

    May their souls rest in peace.

  • Ordained Bychrist

    So sorry NIGERIA, may their soul rest in perfect peace

  • amina Mohammed

    Oooh my so sad, RIP to all of them

  • nigeriamail2

    May they all RIP.

    But who has asked the key question of whether they were wearing their seat belts?

    In Nigeria, most ogas and madams very likely DO NOT wear seat belts and so no one should blame anything more simple than that unil the question has been answered. Forget all the nonsense for now about foul play or driver having no license.

    The tire burst and the car had an expected sequence of events. The rest is up to the investigators. Nigerians should just grow up. Marabouts, pastors and such like are human beings with human fallibilities. Don’t ignore them but certainly don’t ascribe to them any more credibility than you ought to. The accident may just have been just that: a tragic accident.

    We should use our seat belts, maintain our roads and drive sensibly. Not necessarily in that order but it would help. Let the death of the family not be rendered a futile meaningless debate and a dastardly case of misdirected accusations.