President Bola Tinubu said he received with shock and deep distress the news of the passing of 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.
The President’s condolence message followed an official confirmation from relevant sources.
Herbert Wigwe, was the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc and founder of the How Foundation.
Tinubu, through a statement by his media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, described Wigwe and Ogunbajo as exceptional Nigerian business leaders adding that their passing is “an overwhelming tragedy that is shocking beyond comprehension.”
He condoled with the Wigwe and Ogunbanjo families, the business community, and all those impacted by this harrowing incident.
“I pray 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,” Tinubu said in the condolence message.