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Tinubu mourns, condoles with late Wigwe, Ogunbanjo’s families, business community, describes incident ‘overwhelming tragedy’

Late Dr. Hebert Wigwe, CFR, CEO of Access Holdings Plc

*President Bola Ahmed Tinubu mourns late Herbert Wigwe and Abimbola Ogunbanjo, who died in chopper crash in California, United States, describing them as ‘exceptional Nigerian business leaders’ and death as ‘an overwhelming tragedy that is shocking beyond comprehension’

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu says he received with shock and deep distress the news of the passing of Dr. Herbert Wigwe, CFR, top banker and entrepreneur along with his wife and son, as well as Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo, OFR, former Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, in a helicopter crash night Friday, February 9, 2024, in California, United States (US).

Mr. Herbert Wigwe, CON, was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Access Holdings Plc and Founder of the How Foundation.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement issued Sunday, February 11, 2024, in Abuja, FCT, noted President Tinubu mourned the two “exceptional Nigerian business leaders” and described their passing as “an overwhelming tragedy that is shocking beyond comprehension.”

The statement said Tinubu “condoles with the Wigwe and Ogunbanjo families, the business community, and all those impacted by this harrowing incident.”

Ngelale also stated: “President Tinubu prays for the peaceful repose of the departed and asks God Almighty to comfort the multitude of Nigerians who are grieving and the families of the deceased at this deeply agonising moment.”

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