ACAMB Extends Condolences To Access Holdings, Nigerians Over Wigwe’s, Others Death


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The Association of Corporate & Marketing Communications Professionals  in Nigeria Banks (ACAMB) has extended condolences to Access Holdings Group on the tragic passing of its  CEO, Dr. Herbert Wigwe, CFR in an ill-fated air crash last weekend.


In a statement by ACAMB president, Mr Rasheed Bolarinwa, the association stated the death of Wigwe, two of his family members and others is tragic to financial industry and Nigeria.

It would be recalled that the renowned business and corporate leader, along with his beloved wife, Doreen, and their cherished son, Chizi, lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash in the United States of America.


According to ACAMB, Dr. Herbert Wigwe, who affectionately known as ‘The Fearless One,’ was a visionary leader whose indomitable spirit, dedication, and exemplary contributions to the banking and financial sector in Nigeria, has left an indelible mark. His visionary legacy of hard work, social impact, generosity, philanthropy, education, and entrepreneurship was unparalleled, inspiring countless professionals within the industry and beyond.

ACAMB also mourns the late Mr Abimbola Ogunbanjo, former Chairman of The Nigerian Exchange Group, astute lawyer and businessman.

In the statement Bolarinwa, on behalf of the Executive Committee and all members of the Association, expressed heartfelt condolences to the Access Holdings Group and the extended family of Dr. Herbert Wigwe.

Bolarinwa stated, “We are deeply saddened by the untimely loss of Dr. Herbert Wigwe, a true titan in the corporate and banking world. His unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and community development has left an indelible impact on the industry.”

“The ACAMB family joins the nation in mourning these monumental losses and stands in solidarity with Access Holdings Group during this difficult time. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the families, friends, and colleagues affected by this tragic incident.

“Details regarding memorial services and tributes will be shared as they become available.”

The Association of Corporate & Marketing Communications Professionals in Nigeria Banks (ACAMB), is a professional body committed to promoting excellence, best practices, and innovation in corporate and marketing communications within the banking sector and is committed to defending the reputation and advocates for the good  of this all important sector.

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