Late Minister, the Ocholis’ begin final home journey in Kogi

The funeral programme for late James Ocholi (SAN), Minister of State for Labour and Employment, his wife, Blessing and son, Joshua, commenced on Wednesday.

This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by Mr Samuel Olowookere, Deputy Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.

It said the activities will commence with a special court session at the National Industrial Court and would be followed by a service of songs at the National Christian Centre, both in Abuja.

The statement said the bodies would leave the National Hospital, Abuja on Thursday for another special court session at Kogi State High Court, Lokoja .

It added that the remains would depart Lokoja for Abocho, Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi state for Christian wake, tributes, praise worship and testimonies.

According to the statement, they will lie in state at his country home with funeral service slated for 10 a.m. at the L.G.E.A Primary School on Friday.

The statement said the trio would be committed to mother earth immediately after the funeral service in their country home.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, is the Chairman of the Burial Planning Committee.

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