A statement by Rt. Hon. Dunamenne Dekor Robinson, says the caucus is deeply grieved over the tragic death of the bank CEO.
“The Rivers State caucus of the House of Representatives deeply grieve over the tragic helicopter crash that claimed the lives of our son, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc; Dr. Herbert Wigwe, his dear wife, and only son.
“The State has been thrown into mourning and utter despair.
“Our hearts are heavy with sorrow as we extend our deepest condolences to the Wigwe’s family and loved ones during this distressing time.
“Dr. Herbert Wigwe played a prominent role in the financial banking community, Education and Welfarism.
“His leadership at Access Holdings Plc has left an indelible mark on the industry.
“As we mourn the loss of our son; a nationalist, lover of Rivers State, and visionary and compassionate leader, we take solace in the very remarkable impact he made in the financial sector, education, and particularly his philanthropic lifestyle and belief that the well-being of a people is the only thing that has intrinsic value.
“The Caucus is calling on the United States of America and its relevant agencies, the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and all relevant institutions and agencies of government to thoroughly investigate the cause of this ill-fated helicopter crash in California and make public its findings.
“We fervently hope that the authorities will successfully locate and provide the necessary support to the families of the victims of this devastating incident.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Wigwe family and all those who have been impacted by this tragic event”, the statement reads .