Billionaire businessman Femi Otedola has expressed profound grief following the tragic passing of Mr. Herbert Wigwe, the Chairman of Access Holdings, along with his wife, son, and former Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc., Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo, in a devastating helicopter crash in the United States.
The news of Wigwe’s untimely demise sent shockwaves through the financial and business community, leaving colleagues and friends in grief.
Otedola fondly recalled a recent dinner the couple hosted at their newly built home in Lagos, an evening that had since taken on poignant significance as she thought back on the cherished memories she had shared with Wigwe.
According to him, Wigwe’s legacy transcends the confines of the banking sector, resonating deeply with those who had the privilege of knowing him.
“His visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to excellence have left an indelible mark on all who crossed his path, serving as a beacon of inspiration for future generations.”
In his message, Otedola extended his deepest condolences to Wigwe’s children, Tochi, Hannah, and David, offering prayers for comfort and strength during this difficult period.