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.

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

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.

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