Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, James Ocholi, his wife and son  today sunday  perished in a ghastly motor crash.

The incident which was said to have occurred at Rijana along Abuja – Kaduna express road claimed the life of the Minister and his son on the spot while his wife died few minutes after been rushed to the hospital.

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When contacted, Kaduna State Police Public Relation Officer, Zubairu Abubakar confirmed the incident to newsmen in the state.

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He said the incident occurred after the tyre of the Lexus jeep the Minister and his family were driving got burst.

Abubakar said the incident is a self accident and their bodies have been moved to Doka hospital.

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A source said the Minister was on his way back to Abuja after attending a church service thanks giving in unknown destination in Kaduna.

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