Nigeria’s Minister of State for Labor and Employment James Ocholi died in an accident on the central north Kaduna-Abuja road, an official said Monday.
The accident also saw Ocholi’s wife, Blessing and son, Aaron killed, Kaduna State sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said.
The minister and his son died on the spot while the wife died in the government hospital in Doka, Kaduna State.
The driver and the personal assistant were injured, the official added.
Kaduna state police spokesman Zubairu Abubakar who also confirmed the accident, said the accident occurred because the Lexus Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) the family was travelling in lost a tyre while on speed. Enditem