The surviving children of the late minister of state for labour and productivity, James Ocholi (SAN), who died in an autobcrash along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway on Sunday, March 6, have been offered automatic jobs and scholarships by the federal government.
The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice of the federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) revealed the government’s plan for the surviving children of the deceased during a condolence visit to the Ocholi family in Kado Estate, Abuja. He said it was in a bid “to cushion the effect of their father’s death”.
Aaron, the only surviving son of Ocholi and a Law graduate was offered a job in the Federal Ministry of Justice while his siblings would enjoy scholarships for their educational pursuits.
I am here to convey Mr President’s condolence message and he has asked me to personally inform you that you have been given automatic employment in the Federal Ministry of Justice. The employment letter is in process and you can resume work after now. Your father was a very hardworking and conscientious member of the Federal Executive Council who was very passionate and worked hard for the realisation of the change agenda of this government. Indeed, it is a sad moment for all of us and the vacuum which his death has created is not only for the family, but the leadership as well. He was a great pillar in the struggle which brought this administration to power. He played a major role in the merger process