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Nigeria’s Ruling Party Mourns Minister

Kaduna (Nigeria) – The National Secretariat of the ruling party in Nigeria, All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the death of the Minister for Labour and Employment (State), James Ocholi (SAN), as a monumental loss to the party and country; saying it came to them as a great shock.

The minister died in an Auto crash along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday together with his wife and son.

APC National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni in a condolence message said the late Ocholi who was the party’s former Deputy National Legal Adviser will be remembered for his selfless service to the country as a minister, party, legal profession and his home state, Kogi.

While extending the Party’s condolences to the people and government of Kogi state, Buni prayed for God to grant Ocholi’s immediate family the fortitude to bear the loss. He also prayed for the recovery of other occupants of the vehicle who were reported to have sustained serious injuries.

Ocholi represent Kogi state in the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari. He was a senior advocate of Nigeria SAN.

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