Nigerian Government announces funeral plans for late Minister

Martha Obi, Abuja

The Federal Government has officially announced the funeral programme of the late Honourable Minister of State Labour and Employment, James Enojo Ocholi (SAN), his wife Blessing and son Joshua who died in a fatal road accident along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday 6th March, 2016.

According to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engr. Babachir David Lawal who is also the chairman of the Burial Planning Committee, the three-day  funeral  programme will commence on Wednesday, 16th March 2016 with special court session at the National Industrial Court Abuja, followed by a Service of Songs at National Christian Centre, Abuja, later in the evening.

The bodies leave National Hospital Abuja on Thursday, 17th March 2016, for another special Court Session at Kogi State High Court of Justice Lokoja, after which the remains will depart Lokoja for Abocho, Dekina L.G.A. of Kogi State where Christian wake, tributes, praise worship and testimonies will take place.

The late  Minister of State, James Ocholi, his wife Blessing and son Joshua will  lie in state at his country home in Abocho on Friday, 17th March, 2016 where funeral service is also slated for 10:00AM at the L.G.E.A. primary school. They will be committed to mother earth immediately after the funeral service in their country home.