The Federal Government has announced the burial arrangement for Minister of state for Labour, James Ocholi. According to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babacir Lawal, the burial will hold on March 18.
While announcing the date on Wednesday at the valedictory meeting of the Federal Executive Council, Lawal said a committee set up by the government had met with the late minister’s family and picked March 16,17 and 18 for the funeral rites.
Mr. Lawal said a service of songs would hold on March 17 at the International Conference Centre Abuja by 7 pm, while the body of Mr. Ocholi, his wife, Blessing, and son, Joshua, would depart the National Hospital Abuja on March 17, for his home town, Dekina, in Kogi state.
He said wake-keeping slated for the same day in Dekina would kick off from 6pm to the next day.
Mr. Lawal said internment would take place on March 18 by 12 noon in Dekina.