Abuja - The Federal government on Wednesday released the burial arrangements for the late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babacir Lawal, who disclosed this at the valedictory meeting of the Federal Executive Council FEC) in honour of Ocholi, said a committee set up by the government had met with the late minister’s family and picked March 16,17 and 18 for the funeral rites.
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According to Lawal, a service of songs would hold on March 17 at the International Conference Centre Abuja by 7 pm.
Lawal said the body of Ocholi, his wife, Blessing, and son, Joshua, would depart the National Hospital Abuja on March 17, for his home town, Dekina, in Kogi state.
He added that a wake-keep is slated for the same day in Dekina from 6pm to the next day.
Lawal said internment would take place on March 18 by 12 noon in Dekina.
- News 24