Chris Steven, Abuja
The Federal Government has announced the funeral programme of the late Minister of State Labour and Employment, James Enojo Ocholi , his wife Blessing and son Joshua who died in a road accident along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday March 6, 2016.
According to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engineer Babachir David Lawal who is also the chairman of the Burial Planning Committee, the three-day funeral programme will commence on Wednesday, March 16, 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
This was contained in a statement by the Deputy Director (Press) in the ministry, Samuel Olowookere.
According to the statement, the bodies leave National Hospital Abuja on Thursday, March 17 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, March 18, where funeral service is also slated for 10am at the L.G.E.A. primary school.
They will be committed to mother earth immediately after the funeral service in their country home.