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Ocholi's driver had no driver's licence - FRSC

09 March 2016, 13:13Tony Smart

Abuja - The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has revealed that the driver of the late Minister of State for Labour, James Ocholi had no valid driver's license.

The agency on Wednesday submitted an interim report to the Federal Executive Council on the crash that killed Minister of State for Labour James Ocholi, his wife and son.

FRSC Corps Marshall Boboye Oyeyemi, who presented the report, said the investigation team discovered that over speeding led to the accident which occurred Sunday on the Kaduna-Abuja Road.

Oyeyemi told the Federal Executive Council that the investigation also showed that Ocholi's driver had no licence.

Also read: Interim report on crash that killed Ocholi, wife and son released

President Buhari as well as the Ministers of Labour, Agriculture, Water Resources, State for Health, State for Niger Delta, State for Foreign Affairs paid glowing tributes to the late minister.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir Lawal said the president had approved that the burial "is government affair".

He said a 13-man burial committee chaired by himself had been set up with Ministers of Labour, Health, Water Resources and Trade and Investment as members.

Other members of the committee include Ocholi's sister and brother, Kogi State deputy governor.

- News 24


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