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Remains of Ocholi, wife, son arrive Kogi for interment

17 March 2016, 14:13

Kogi - The bodies of late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi, as well as those of his wife and son have arrived Lokoja, the Kogi State capital ahead of their burial on Friday.

The remains will be buried in their hometown in Dekina Local Government Area of the state tomorrow, March 18.

Ocholi, his wife and son lost their lives in a car crash along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babacir Lawal, had announced March 16,17 and 18 for the funeral rites.

Also read: FG announces date for Ocholi’s burial

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


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