Connect with us

Politics

BREAKING: Tragic death of Wigwe distresses me – Senator Musa

Published

on

Senator Sani Musa (APC Niger East), has expressed deep sadness over the tragic death of the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holding, Herbert Wigwe, his wife and son in a helicopter crash in California, USA on Friday last week.

In a personally signed statement Tuesday, Senator Musa, who chairs the Senate Committee on Finance, said he is deeply distressed by the news of the air disaster which claimed the lives of Wigwe and some family members .

He described the death of Wigwe as a big blow not only to the Nigerian banking and finance sector where he proved his worth, but to the entire country.

He said: “I am deeply saddened and devastated by the tragic news of the passing of my dear friend, Herbert Wigwe, CEO of Access Holdings, along with his wife and son, and another close friend, Abimbola Ogunbanjo, former group chairman of NGX Group. This loss is profoundly felt across the nation.

Advertisement

“I am down in spirit that we have to lose Wigwe this early in life. He was a man of integrity and strong conviction to work, he was a great personality and in his chosen career, he exhibited a high level of professionalism and unmatched leadership which marked him out as a true patriot. He was a man who never believed in cutting corners to achieve success in business.

“I wish to on behalf of my family and the people of Niger East Senatorial District offer our condolences to the Wigwe family, the Board and Management of Access Bank, the governor of Rivers state, the President and Commander-.in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Federal Republic of Nigeria for losing such a great son, iconic entrepreneur a serial investor at such a time that our country needs his services the most.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement
Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: “I am starting my political career from here” – Laide Bakare speaks following new appointment with Osun State, pens message to Governor Adeleke

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Arewa Economic Forum Asks Tinubu To Reconsider Fuel Subsidy Removal

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Armed Militia: Court Orders FG To File Charges Against Miyyeti Allah’s Bodejo Within 7 days

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Senate Committee on Constitution Review sets 24 months for exercise

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: “Tinubu Champions Accountability and Democracy at ECOWAS Judges’ Meeting”

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Group Calls on Governors and Lawmakers to Act on Fuel Subsidy Removal

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: INEC Opens Up On IReV Failure During 2023 Presidential Election

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: How My Late Dad Made Me Go Into Politics

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Taraba Assembly passes Takum chieftaincy rotation bill

Latest News21 hours ago

BREAKING: Proliferation of drugs fuel banditry, terrorism – NDLEA

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Balarabe’s strides at FCE Zaria

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Senate rejects bill to extend NASS workers’ years of service

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Again, Customs intercepts Niger Republic bound grains

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Ex-Kwara Governor, Ahmed Chartered Private Jets With N1.6bn–EFCC

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Kanayo Kanayo opens up on amount of money Peter Obi gave him for his mother’s funeral

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Govs tackle Akpabio, deny receiving FG N1tn lifeline;military warns against coup

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Kaduna Deputy Speaker assures public of readiness to pass GEO bill, tasks women on visibility

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: The Authentic Delegates Of The Party Voted For Me, They Wanted To Disenfranchise Them- Philip Shaibu

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Governor Buni’s exemplary initiatives

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Rolls Out Relief Measures As He Reduces Work Days For Lagos Civil Servants

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: The Authentic Delegates Of The Party Voted For Me, They Wanted To Disenfranchise Them- Philip Shaibu

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: “I am starting my political career from here” – Laide Bakare speaks following new appointment with Osun State, pens message to Governor Adeleke

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Armed Militia: Court Orders FG To File Charges Against Miyyeti Allah’s Bodejo Within 7 days

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Ex-Kwara Governor, Ahmed Chartered Private Jets With N1.6bn–EFCC

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Arewa Economic Forum Asks Tinubu To Reconsider Fuel Subsidy Removal

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Kaduna Deputy Speaker assures public of readiness to pass GEO bill, tasks women on visibility

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Again, Customs intercepts Niger Republic bound grains

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Balarabe’s strides at FCE Zaria

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Taraba Assembly passes Takum chieftaincy rotation bill

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Senate rejects bill to extend NASS workers’ years of service

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Govs tackle Akpabio, deny receiving FG N1tn lifeline;military warns against coup

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Kanayo Kanayo opens up on amount of money Peter Obi gave him for his mother’s funeral

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Senate Committee on Constitution Review sets 24 months for exercise

Latest News21 hours ago

BREAKING: Proliferation of drugs fuel banditry, terrorism – NDLEA

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Rolls Out Relief Measures As He Reduces Work Days For Lagos Civil Servants

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: INEC Opens Up On IReV Failure During 2023 Presidential Election

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: “Tinubu Champions Accountability and Democracy at ECOWAS Judges’ Meeting”

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: How My Late Dad Made Me Go Into Politics

Politics22 hours ago

BREAKING: Governor Buni’s exemplary initiatives

Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: Group Calls on Governors and Lawmakers to Act on Fuel Subsidy Removal

Trending