Great lights Sanwo-Olu Elumelu mourns late Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe
"Tragic helicopter crash claims the lives of Access Holding CEO Herbert Wigwe, his family, and Bimbo Ogunbanjo. Nigerians mourn the loss deeply."
Nigerians from all walks of life are mourning the tragic loss of Herbert Wigwe, the Group CEO of Access Holding, and five other Nigerians who lost their lives in a helicopter crash between the California and Nevada border. The impact of their passing has been deeply felt, with many expressing their sorrow and admiration for the visionary and disruptive ideas that Herbert was known for.
As news of Herbert Wigwe's untimely passing spread, tributes poured in from across the nation and beyond. Femi Otedola, a close friend and colleague, shared his heartfelt memories of time spent with Herbert, highlighting his exceptional talent and commitment to advancing the banking and financial sector in Nigeria. Similarly, others expressed their admiration for Herbert's leadership and entrepreneurial drive, as well as the distinguished excellence of Bimbo Ogunbanjo, the Group chairman of the NGX group.
The loss of these bright minds has left a void in Nigeria and Africa, with many acknowledging the lasting impact they will have on millions of young people. While the news of their passing is terribly sad and distressing, their legacies will continue to serve as shining examples for generations to come.
As the nation mourns the loss of Herbert, his dear wife, and son, our thoughts and prayers are with their immediate families. May they rest in perfect peace, and may their loved ones find strength and grace in this difficult time.
The tragic loss of Herbert Wigwe and his companions serves as a reminder of the precious gift of life, and the importance of cherishing the time spent with loved ones. As we reflect on their lasting impact, we honor their memory and the legacy they leave behind.