– The memories of the minister of state for labour and productivity, Late James Ocholi lives on
– Two years after his death, Ocholi is still being remembered
– A procession was held in his honour today, Tuesday, March 6
The memories of the minister of state for labour and productivity, Late James Ocholi lives on in the hearts of his admirers and supporters.
Two years after his death in a ghastly motor accident on the Kaduna-Abuja road alongside his wife and son, Ocholi is still being remembered in and out of political circles.
A procession was held in his honour today, Tuesday, March 6 in Abuja by a group known as Ocholi Legacy Movement.
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The group held a procession at the unity fountain in the Federal Capital Territory wearing t-shirts and caps with the former minister’s face.
Members of the group say they are doing all they can to preserve the memory of their fallen hero.
Today makes it two years since the Kogi-born minister died.
Prominent Nigerians trooped to the sleepy town of Abocho in Dekina local government area of Kogi state to pay their final respect to Ocholi, his wife, Blessing and son, Joshua during their burial on March 18, 2016.
Among those who were at the ceremony were members of the federal executive council led by vice president; Professor Yemi Osinbajo, secretary to the government of the federation; Engineer Babachir David Lawal; minister of labour and productivity; Chief Chris Ngige; minister of power, works and housing; Babatunde Fashola, minister of environment; Amina Mohammed and minister of state for petroleum; Ibe Kachikwu.
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