- Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola expresses shock and sorrow on the tragic loss of Access Holdings CEO Herbert Wigwe, his wife Chizoba, and their son Chizi in a recent helicopter crash.
- Femi Otedola recalls the last moments spent with the Wigwe family just two weeks prior, at their newly built home in Lagos, during a dinner also attended by Aliko Dangote.
- Femi Otedola cherishes memories of time spent with Herbert Wigwe, describing him as a “banking genius.”
- He extends heartfelt condolences to the Wigwe children – Tochi, Hannah, and David.
Prominent Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola has taken to his Twitter page to share his profound grief over the sudden demise of Access Holdings CEO Dr. Herbert Wigwe, his wife Chizoba, and their first son Chizi.
The renowned banker and his family lost their lives in a helicopter crash in the United States on February 10, 2024.
Femi Otedola, a close friend and colleague of Herbert Wigwe, recounted the last moments he shared with the family just two weeks ago at their newly constructed home in Lagos.
Alongside fellow billionaire Aliko Dangote, Otedola was a guest at a dinner hosted by the Wigwes, an evening that now holds bittersweet memories as a farewell to a man described as a “banking genius.”
Sharing a poignant photo from that evening, Otedola expressed his disbelief and sorrow,
“I am shocked and saddened to hear of the loss of a banking genius Herbert Wigwe, his dear wife Chizoba and first son Chizi.
Exactly two weeks ago Herbie and his wife hosted myself and Aliko to dinner at his newly built home in Lagos. I will cherish and fondly remember my memories of time spent together with him over the years.
Herbie, we will all miss you.
Your legacy will live on forever.
My heartfelt condolences go out to his children Tochi, Hannah and David. I pray God comforts them during this tragic time.
May the souls of the departed rest in perfect peace… F.Ote💲.”