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Herbert Wigwe: VP, Govs, Akpabio, Dangote, Peter Obi, Sanusi, others attend funeral

Herbert Wigwe: Govs, Akpabio, Dangote, Peter Obi, Sanusi, others attend funeral 
Herbert Wigwe: Govs, Akpabio, Dangote, Peter Obi, Sanusi, others attend funeral

At the funeral of the late Herbert Wigwe, the head of Access Bank, his wife Chizoba, and son Chizi, at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Lion of Judah Parish, Isiokpi, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, there is a palpably tense atmosphere.

Many faces became teary at the serious occasion. On February 9, a US helicopter crash claimed the lives of Herbert Wigwe, his wife Doreen, son Chizzy, and former managing director of the Nigerian Exchange Group, Abimbola Ogunbanjo. Yesterday, their remains entered the nation in preparation for their interment today.

Some of the dignitaries at the funeral today include Governors Sim Fubara (Rivers), Douye Diri (Bayelsa), and Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos).

Governor of Akwa Ubom state, Umo Eno; Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma, and the King of Okochiri Kingdom, Ateke Tom, are there.

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote; former Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi: 2023 Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, are also at the event.

Also, the immediate past Bayelsa Governor, Senator Seriake Dickson, and former Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi, are present.

Also there are the state’s Commissioner of Police, Olatunji Disu, who is the chief security officer, CSO, of the burial ceremony, and Dr Godknows Igali, a former Nigerian Ambassador.

Members of the clergy, traditional rulers from the Omoeke, Wigwe’s hometown, and monarchs from Isiokpo in general are in attendance.

Techrectory with Agency Report

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