Nigeria presents house to the family of late Minister, Ocholi
Abuja, September 21, 2018 (AltAfrica)-The Nigerian Government on Thursday, redeemed its pledge of a house to the family of the late minister of state labour and employment, Mr James Ocholi.
Ocholi, his wife and a son died in a motor accident along the Kaduna- Abuja highway on March 6, 2016
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, represented by the Permanent Secretary, General Services Office (GSO), Mr Olusegun Adekunle, said the gesture was in fulfilment of a promise by the government to the surviving children.
“It is a promise kept by the federal government,” he said
Mr Adekunle said the government made three promises to the family during the burial ceremonies, scholarship for the children in school, employment for graduates among them and presentation of a befitting house for them in Abuja.
Receiving the document of the property on behalf of his family, a son of the late minister, Mr Aaron Ocholi, commended the government for keeping to the promise.
The four bedroom terrace house is located inside Flower Gate Estate, along Apo Resettlement, Abuja.