The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Mr. James Ocholi, his son and wife were Sunday killed 57 kilometers away from Kaduna after a rear tier of the Jeep they were driving in had a rear-tire bust, skidded off, and somersaulted several times into the bush, said the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC.
Kaduna State Sector Commander, of FRSC, Francis Udoma who made this known in a telephone chat with newsmen in Kaduna said the Minister and his son died on the spot, while the wife was rushed to the nearest Hospital, Doka General Hospital, about 15 kilomoters away from the accident scene where she also died. Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has express his grieve and condolence . Said Udoma: “The rear tyre bust and the vehicle, somersaulted into the bush.
The minister and his son died on the spot, the wife died in the government hospital in Doka, Kaduna. “His driver, the Chief Detail, the Orderly and the P.A (Personal Assistant ) were injured and are receiving treatment” Udoma said.