The group chief executive officer of Access Holdings Plc, Herbert Wigwe on Saturday was killed in an helicopter crach in California, USA.
The Nigerian billionaire banker and entrepreneur, his wife, two kids and Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group), Abimbola Ogunbanjo, were involved in the crash that led to their death.
According to reports, Wigwe left Lagos State, Nigeria, on Wednesday to watch the Super Bowl 58, an American football competition.
The chopper transporting Herbert Wigwe, the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings, which crashed in California, United States of America, also killed his wife and two children on board with him.
The chopper was headed to Las Vegas when it crashed near a border city between Nevada and California on Friday night.
“Wigwe’s wife and two kids also died in the crash. He left Lagos on Wednesday on Wednesday to watch the U.S. Super Bowl.
“One Bimbo Ogunbanjo was also on the flight. Bimbo Ogunbanjo is the son of business man, Chris Ogunbanjo,” a top source revealed on Saturday.
Herbert Wigwe and the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were absent at the Access Bank Lagos Marathon on Saturday.
The governor was represented by his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat.
Born August 15, 1966, the late Group Managing Director/CEO of one of Nigeria’s top five banking institutions has been described by an X (formerly Twitter) user, simply identified as Seun, as one of the country’s finest deal makers.