The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has declared today Monday 7th March, 2016 mourning day in the Ministry and its Parastals as a mark of respect and honour for the late Honourable Minister of State Labour and Employment, James Enojo Ocholi (SAN) who died along with his wife and son on the 6th March, 2016, in a ghastly motor accident along the Kaduna- Abuja Road.
Sen. Chris Ngige described the death of Ocholi Enojo James (SAN), as saddened saying “we have lost a legal luminary and community mobilizer with exceptional and visionary leadership skills, who has brought his wealth of experience to bear in discharge of his responsibilities as the Honourable Minister of State in the ministry as evident in the complementary role he played in the on-going efforts at resolving industrial crisis in the Oil and Gas including the Health Sectors.
Ngige added that Ocholi left the labour sector at a time when the nation greatly needed his deep experience as an arbitrator and international negotiator, while the vacuum created by his demise will remain difficult to fill. Meanwhile, Sen. Ngige said a condolence register has been opened in honour of the Late Minister of State in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.
The Minister prayed God to grant the Honourable Minister of State James Enojo Ocholi (SAN) his late wife Blessing and Son Joshua eternal rest and extended his condolences to the Ocholis, the Government and people of Kogi State.
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