Nigeria’s President, Ahmed Bola Tinubu has condoled with the families of the late Herbert Wigwe, CEO of Access Holdings plc, and the former group chairman of Nigerian Exchange Group, Abimbola Ogunbanjo.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale.
According to the statement, “after receiving an official confirmation of events, President Bola Tinubu receives 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 mourned the exceptional Nigerian business leaders and described their passing as “an overwhelming tragedy that is shocking beyond comprehension.”
He condoled with the Wigwe and Ogunbanjo families, the business community, and all those impacted by this harrowing incident.
The President prayed for the peaceful repose of the departed and for God Almighty to comfort the the grieving families and Nigerians.