Overwhelming Tragedy, Shocking Beyond Comprehension: Tinubu Mourns Wigwe, Others




By Daniel Dafe

President Bola Tinubu has mourned the death of the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of Access Holdings Plc, Herbert Wigwe, Former Group Chairman of Nigerian Exchange Group, Abimbola Ogunbanjo and family members who died in plane crash on Saturday in California.

After receiving an official confirmation of events, the president in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), Chief Ajuri Ngelale, said he received “with shock and deep distress the news of the passing of Mr. Herbert Wigwe, top banker and entrepreneur, and Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo, OFR, former Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, along with members of the Wigwe family.”

“Mr. Herbert Wigwe, CON, was the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc and founder of the How Foundation.

“President Tinubu mourns these exceptional Nigerian business leaders and describes their passing as “an overwhelming tragedy that is shocking beyond comprehension,” he added.

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The President condoled with the Wigwe and Ogunbanjo families, the business community, and all those impacted by this harrowing incident.

President Tinubu prayed for the peaceful repose of the departed and that God comfort the multitude of Nigerians who are grieving and the families of the deceased at this deeply agonizing moment.


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