One thing common to all human beings on the surface of the earth is the possibility of dying at any time.
Like the good book said “Unto everything, there is a season, for some their season allows them to stay long on earth.
For others, it is merely a short experience.
The crashing of a Chopper in California, United States has led to the loss of 5 lives.
Among the passengers of the Chopper was the CEO of Access Holdings, Herbert Wigwe, who did not survive the crash.
Sources said the chopper was headed to Las Vegas when it crashed near a border city between Nevada and California on Friday night.
The Federal Aviation Administration said a helicopter crashed Friday night near Nipton, California, with six people on board.
As of Saturday morning, no survivors had been found, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.
“We were made aware of a downed aircraft at approximately 10:12 p.m., on February 10, 2024. The scene of the crash was determined to be east of the 15-Freeway, near Halloran Springs Road,” the sheriff’s department said.
Who Is Herbert Wigwe
The FAA identified the helicopter as a Eurocopter EC 130.
Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe CFR was a Nigerian banker and entrepreneur, and CEO of Access Holdings Plc.
He succeeded Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede as the Group Managing Director/CEO of Access Bank plc.
Born in Lagos on August 15, 1966, he began his career at Coopers & Lybrand in Lagos as a management consultant.
After a stint at Capital Bank, Wigwe later qualified as a chartered accountant. He then joined GTBank where he rose to become the executive director in charge of institutional banking.
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The Astute banker died in a tragic accident, taking along with his wife and son in the process.