Obituary

How Herbert Wigwe, Wife, Son, Were Laid To Rest Amid Tears 

Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting 

FORMER Access Holdings CEO, Herbert Wigwe, his wife, Doreen Chizoba, and son, Chizzy, were laid to rest on Saturday in a private mausoleum on the grounds of Wigwe University, the institution Dr Wigwe founded in Isiokpo, Rivers State, Nigeria.

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A gloomy atmosphere engulfed the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Isiokpo, where mourners gathered for a heartfelt funeral service.

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The emotional congregation then proceeded to the family’s private tomb on the university grounds, where the burial rites commenced at 2:45 p.m.

Tears flowed freely as the caskets of the trio were tenderly lowered into their final resting place.

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Stonix News had reported that the tragic demise of Herbert Wigwe, his wife, and son occurred in a helicopter crash near the Nevada border in California on February 9, 2024.

Among the casualties was also Abimbola Ogunbanjo, Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc.

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Governor Siminalayi Fubara, while expressing his condolences, conveyed the state government’s unwavering support for Wigwe University in this challenging time.

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The funeral service brought together a gathering of distinguished personalities, such as Kayode Fayemi, Peter Obi, Rotimi Amaechi, Bukola Saraki, Aliko Dangote, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Alex Otti, Dapo Abiodun, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, among others, who paid their respects to the departed souls.

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