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Wigwe: Nigeria Has Lost One Of Its Most Innovative Entrepreneurs, Says Kaduna Governor Uba Sani

“Herbert Wigwe’s worthy legacies will surely endure,” he said.

The Kaduna State Governor, Uba Sani has reacted the the announcement of the death of Access group holdings CEO, Herbert Wigwe, stating that the Nigeria has lost one of its most innovative entrepreneurs.

Sani, in a statement on Sunday, said the news of CEO alongside his wife and Son came as a shock to him. He went ahead to send his condolence to the family.

“I received with shock and deep sense of loss the news of the passing on of the Chairman/CEO of Access Corporation (one of Kaduna State’s development partners), Mr. Herbert Wigwe, CFR. 

“Nigeria has lost one of its most innovative and creative entrepreneurs. He not only led Access Bank to become a global brand, he developed Access Corporation into a veritable vehicle for addressing developmental challenges. 

“He established Wigwe University to equip Nigerian youths with the skills of competing in a complex and fast changing world. Herbert Wigwe’s worthy legacies will surely endure. 

“On behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State, I wish to extend my sincere condolences to the Wigwe Family, his relations, friends, business associates, members of Corporate Nigeria, and all Nigerians on the demise of this globally acclaimed banker and entrepreneur. May Herbert Wigwe’s soul rest in perfect peace.”

Chioma Kalu

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