FG presents house in Abuja to Late Ocholi family

THE Federal Government on Thursday presented a four bedroom house to the family of Late Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr James Ocholi, in keeping with the promise made to the family.

The four bedroom terrace house is located in Flower Gate Estate, along Apo Resettlement, Abuja.

Ocholi, his wife and a son died in a road accident along the Kaduna- Abuja highway March 6, 2016.

Permanent Secretary, General Services Office, Mr Olusegun Adekunle, office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, presented the documents of the house to the family at a brief ceremony in Abuja.]

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He said it was in fulfilment of promise by the government to the surviving children.

According to him, “it is a promise kept.”

Adekunle said the government made three promises to the family during the burial ceremonies, scholarship for children in school, employment for graduates among them and acquisition of a befitting house in Abuja.

He said the promises were made by the President in recognition of diligent service to the country by the late minister.

Receiving the document of the property on behalf of his family, son of the late minister, Aaron commended the government for keeping to the promise.

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