President Bola Tinubu has expressed his condolences with shock and deep distress at the passing of Herbert Wigwe, top banker and entrepreneur, and Abimbola Ogunbanjo in the United State of America.
Wigwe, wife, and his son were announced to have died in a helicopter crash in California on Friday night alongside former Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, Abimbola Ogunbanjo.
Wigwe, was the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc and founder of the How Foundation.
In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngalale on Sunday, President Tinubu expressed his condolences to what he described as “exceptional Nigerian business leaders”.
The president further described their passing as “an overwhelming tragedy that is shocking beyond comprehension.”
“The President condoles with the Wigwe and Ogunbanjo families, the business community, and all those impacted by this harrowing incident.
“President Tinubu prays 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,” the statement added.