The minister of state for Labour and Productivity, Mr. James Ocholi, his wife and eldest son died 57 kilometres from Kaduna, the Federal Road Safety Commission has said. While the minister and his son died on the spot, his wife died later at Doka Government Hospital in Kaduna hours later.
The Kaduna State Sector Commander of the FRSC, Mr. Francis Udoma, explained that the accident when the rear tyre of the Sports Utility Vehicle conveying them burst and the vehicle summersaulted several times.
Udoma said, “The rear tyre bursted and the vehicle, summersaulted. The minister and his son died on the spot, the wife died in the government hospital in Doka, Kaduna.
“The driver, the chief detail, the orderly and the Personal Assistant were injured.”