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Tinubu: Wigwe’s death shocking beyond human comprehension

President Bola Tinubu has expressed sadness over the death of the CEO of Access Holdings, Herbert Wigwe.

The president described the death as shocking beyond human comprehension.

He also mourns others who were in the helicopter with the late banking guru.

In a statement on Sunday, Tinubu says he has confirmed the sad event which took place in California, USA on Friday night in that country or Saturday morning in Nigeria.

“After receiving an official confirmation of events, President Bola Tinubu receives with shock and deep distress the news of the passing of Mr. Herbert Wigwe, top banker and entrepreneur, and Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo, OFR, former Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, along with members of the Wigwe family,” statement signed by Tinubu’s spokesperson, Ajuru Ngelale.

“Mr. Herbert Wigwe, CON, was the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc and founder of the How Foundation.

“President Tinubu mourns these exceptional Nigerian business leaders and describes 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 this harrowing incident.

“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 agonizing moment.”

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