Access Holdings confirms death of Herbert Wigwe, wife and son in helicopter crash
Access Holdings Plc has confirmed the death of its Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Herbert Wigwe in a helicopter crash in the United States.
Wigwe died in the crash on Friday night, February 9, 2024, along with his wife, Chizoba, son, Chizzy, a former Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, Abimbola Ogunbanjo and two others.
The Group Company Secretary, Sunday Ekwochi, confirmed the tragic incident in a statement on Sunday, February 11.
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The Bank also confirmed the sad incident on its social media account
“Today, we bid farewell to a visionary leader, @HerbertOWigwe, whose passion and unwavering commitment to excellence transformed Access into a global powerhouse,” the statement read.
“His legacy of excellence and compassion will continue to inspire us all.
“Rest in peace, Herbert Wigwe. Your impact will forever be felt.”