By Abimbola Ogunnaike
President Bola Tinubu has expressed his sadness over the news of the passing of Herbert Wigwe, top banker and entrepreneur, and Abimbola Ogunbanjo, former Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, along with members of the Wigwe family.
Herbert Wigwe, was the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc and founder of the How Foundation.
Tinubu, through a statement issued by his media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, on Sunday, 11 February, 2024, described Wigwe and Ogunbajo as exceptional Nigerian business leaders adding that their passing is “an overwhelming tragedy that is shocking beyond comprehension.”
The President 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.