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March 9, 2016

APC pays condolence visit to Ocholi’s family

APC pays condolence visit to Ocholi’s family

The late minister, Chief James Ocholi (left) and wife

Omeiza Ajayi
ABUJA – Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr. Segun Oni has said that the party is highly traumatized by the passing of the late Minister of state for Labour, Productivity and Employment, James Ocholi.
Describing Ocholi‘s passage as a “sad incidenct”, Oni recalled that the late Minister had served the party as its interim Deputy National Legal Adviser and was always passionate about any and every assignment given to him without any expectations whatsoever.

Mr Oni spoke when he led a delegation of the APC National Working Committee (NWC)  on a condolence visit to the Ocholi family in their Kado residence in Abuja.

Oni said: “We are highly traumatized by the incidence because he was a man that was readily available without ego and passionate about his work. We have lost a gem who qualifies and exemplifies a true Nigerian worthy to emulate”.

Responding, the late Minister’s younger brother, Okpanachi Ocholi while thanking the APC NWC for the visit, said the sad event “was like a dream”.
Prayers were later offered for the deceased and the family.

Some of the NWC members included: Engr Segun Oni, Acting National Chairman; Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, National Secretary; Hajiya. Ramatu Tijani Aliyu, National Women Leader; Senator Lawal Shuaibu, Deputy National Chairman (North); Dasuki Jalo, National Youth leader, Osita Izunaso, National Organising Secretary amongst others.