*As FEC holds valedictory session for deceased
By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA – Minister of State for Labour and Employment, late Barrister James Ocholi died as a result of over speeding, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi has said.
He also stated that Ocholi’s driver had no drivers license as his name was not found on the data base of FRSC.
Oyeyemi was presenting the accident’s Road Traffic Crash Investigation Interim Report to the Federal Executive Council , FEC, on Wednesday at the meeting of the body at the presidential villa, Abuja.
President Mohammadu Buhari, some select ministers paid glowing tributes to their fallen colleagues just as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal said Ocholi’s burial may hold between 16th and 18th of March, 2016.
Members of FEC led by President Buhari are expected to visit the family of the late minister after the meeting.
It will recalled Ocholi died in a car accident with his wife and son, Sunday, on Kaduna-Abuja road.