Ocholi's driver may face prosecution

The driver of the Lexus SUV during which Minister of State (Labour and Employment) James Ocholi died might face prosecution, Secretary to the govt of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal, aforementioned yesterday.
An interim report of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) claims that the motive force, James Elegbede, was over dashing and had no license.
Speaking with State House correspondents at the top of the Federal council (FEC) meeting, the SGF aforementioned the ultimate report on the accident can verify if Elegbede are prosecuted.
He said:
“As to the difficulty of whether or not we'd prosecute the motive force, yes, African nation isn't in need of laws; the matter is that Nigerians realize it terribly tough to adjust the laws.

“There may be a regulation in situ then if anybody chooses to not adjust the traffic laws, of course, it's subject to prosecution by the agencies involved. however on this
explicit incident, i feel we are going to leave it till the ultimate report of the investigation comes out.
“But, of course, as we say, accident is accident and no-one goes out deliberately to summersault and die, however on allegations you claimed from the family, we have a tendency to don't seem to be aware ANd anybody World Health Organization has something to the contrary – that they didn’t die in an accident – is unengaged to report back to the enforcement agencies World Health Organization can suitably take it up.”

Lawal aforementioned the national didn't extend automatic employment and scholarship edges to the driver’s relatives and alternative extant victims as a result of they're alive and still on the government’s payroll.

He said: “The government determined to relinquish employment to youngsters|the youngsters|the kids} of the late minister as a result of he was the wage earner and therefore the children square measure currently orphans. On the opposite hand, the motive force survived and therefore the government is taking care of their medical bills at the National Hospital and that they {are also|also square measure|are} government employees as a number of them are policemen, Selective Service operatives and
“So {they square measure|they're} on earnings and are treated free, however God forbids that had any of them suffered an equivalent fate as those that died, the President would have volitionally enclosed them on the list of beneficiaries.”

Ocholi, his wife and son died in an accident on Sunday on the Kaduna-Abuja road.

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