Dead silence greeted the Igala community as what they wished to be a joke began to turn into a mournful reality. As soon as the the lifeless corpse of one of their political bigwigs and that of his amiable wife and lovely sone arrived the Abocho community primary school, the venue of the funeral ceremony, the atmosphere became more suffocated with weeping, lamentation, wailing and touching grief that could only take the grace of God to control.

The sad death of the Minister, Barrister James Enonjo Ocholi and his two family members has ingrained a solemn memory that can only be remembered with sorrowful tears. Until his death, he was the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity. He died on March, 6th 2016 with his wife, Blessing and his son, Joshua in an auto-crash along Kaduna-Abuja expressway.

Yesterday, the 18th of March, their bodies were laid to rest in the blossom of the Lord in the Minister’s family home in Abocho, Biraidu District, Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. He is survived with children.
May their gentle souls rest in peace, Amen!