The Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs. Olubunmi Kuku, has expressed sorrow at the passing of the Late Mr. Herbert Wigwe, CON, the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc and founder of the How Foundation.
In a statement personally crafted by Mrs. Kuku, she recalled a recent meeting she and some FAAN Directors had with the late banking leader and entrepreneur to discuss mutual interests.
The statement conveys: “On behalf of my family, the entire management, and staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), I extend our heartfelt condolences to the immediate and extended family of the Late Mr. Herbert Wigwe, his beloved wife, and son. Our sympathy also goes out to the staff, management of Access Holdings Plc, the How Foundation, and the broader banking community on this loss.
“The news of their untimely passing came as a shock. It was particularly poignant as I had just met with Mr. Wigwe last Tuesday in Abuja, along with the Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, and some of our Directors. During our meeting, he passionately discussed utilizing his vast wealth, resources, and experience for the betterment of humanity.
“Mr. Wigwe was a luminary in the financial services sector, and his absence will be deeply felt as we honour his legacy of accomplishments and the significant philanthropic endeavors he championed.”