Injured Wife Of Late James Ocholi Is Dead

  • FRSC explains how they died
Mrs. Blessing Fatima Ocholi, the wife of the Minster of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi has died at the hospital from complications of injuries she sustained during the accident that claimed the lives of her husband and son, Joshua, along Kaduna-Abuja highway today.
Ocholi and his son died on the spot while the wife, who was in a state of coma was rushed to a government hospital in Kaduna.
The FRSC said on Sunday that the remains of the late Minister of State for Labour, James Ocholi, has been deposited at the morgue of the National Hospital, Abuja.

Mr Bisi Kazeem, the Spokesperson of FRSC, confirmed in Abuja that the corpse of the minister was taken to the hospital along with two other casualties. Kazeem explained that the deceased lost their lives in a crash that occurred at Kilometre 57, along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday. “ The minister and two other occupants died eventually, while four people were injured,’’ said the spokesman.

Meanwhile the Kaduna State Sector Commander of the FRSC, Mr. Francis Udoma, explained that the accident occurred when the rear tyre of the Sports Utility Vehicle conveying them burst and the vehicle somersaulted several times.

Udoma said, “The rear tyre bursted and the vehicle, somersaulted. The minister and his son died on the spot, the wife died in the government hospital in Doka, Kaduna.

“The driver, the chief detail, the orderly and the Personal Assistant were injured.”