By Our Reporter
Cross River State Governor Bassey Otu has expressed his deepest condolences over the tragic death of the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of Access Holdings Plc, Dr Herbert Wigwe, his wife, son and others in a helicopter accident in the United States.
“I received with utmost shock and sadness the tragic death of one of Nigeria’s sterling banker and business icons, Dr Herbert Wigwe alongside his wife, son and others aboard a helicopter in the United States.
“This a huge blow to the banking and financial sector not just in Nigeria, but across Africa and the world.
“Dr Wigwe was a shining example of industry, brinksmanship and dedication to all of humanity. Dying at a time when he is pioneering world-class education through his Wigwe University is a devastating loss to this lofty dream and all who hoped on him.
“My deepest condolences to his family, his community, the Board of Directors of Access Holdings Plc., his friends and associates.
“As painful as this death is, Dr Wigwe will be remembered for the impactful life he lived and his unflinching dedication to excellence.
“May God rest the souls of all those in that tragic crash. Amen.”