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.

Herbert Wigwe Of Access Bank Dies In USA
Herbert Wigwe Of Access Bank Dies In USA

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.

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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.


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