Igala Foundation Wants Late Ocholi Immortalised
By Ben Easy, Kaduna
Igala foundation under the auspices of Ufedo Foundation has called on the Federal Government to take steps to immortalise late James Ocholi SAN by developing and instituting enduring road safety codes and standards in Nigeria.
Late Ocholi who until his death was the minister of State for Labour and Employment died in a tragic automobile accident along with his. Wife and son on Sunday 6th March, 2016 on his way to Abuja after attending a church program in Kaduna.
A statement issued yesterday by the President of the foundation, Engineer Abdul Audu and made available to newsmen in Kaduna said, the call has become imperative as avoidable road vehicular crashes have claimed a lot of live on Nigerian roads.
According to the foundation president, “Nigeria and the Igala Kingdom in particular have lost a hero and a bacon of hope in Barrister James Enejo Ocholi, SAN. He died. When the Igala Nation, Kogi State and Nigeria needed him most.
“He was the hope of Igala people and was a. Rallying point for unified and sustainable development of Igala. Kingdom, Kogi State. And Nigeria as a whole.
” his passion for hard work, honesty and diligence was unequally and he was a dependable team player going by his track records. He was a Godly fellow. Who took delight in serving humanity and making others happy.
“We. In Ufedo Foundation can only pray for the repose of the souls of the departed and join the family in their trying moment of grief. While also commiserating with President Muhammadu Buhari, Atta Igala, entire people of Igala Kingdom and Nigerians, we enjoin all to emulate the sterling qualities of late Ocholi who has left indelible marks in the sands of time.”
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