President Bola Tinubu has expressed sadness over the passing of Mr. Herbert Wigwe, top banker and entrepreneur, and Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo, former Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, along with members of the Wigwe family.
Tinubu’s deep condolences were contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale on Sunday, February 11, 2024.
Mr. Herbert Wigwe was the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc and founder of the How Foundation.
President Tinubu mourned these exceptional Nigerian business leaders and described their passing as “an overwhelming tragedy that is shocking beyond comprehension.”
The President condoles with the Wigwe and Ogunbanjo families, the business community, and all those impacted by the harrowing incident.
He prayed for the peaceful repose of the departed and asked God Almighty to comfort the multitude of Nigerians who are grieving and the families of the deceased at this deeply agonising moment.