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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Dangote Names Refinery Road After Wigwe

Dangote, overcome with emotion, paid heartfelt tribute to the late Access Holdings Group CEO, Dr. Herbert Wigwe.

Describing him as a visionary and philanthropist, Dangote highlighted Wigwe’s transformative impact on banking, expressing gratitude for his unwavering support. The billionaire pledged to immortalize Wigwe by naming a major refinery road after him.

Former presidents Obasanjo and Clinton, along with other dignitaries, remembered Wigwe as an erudite banker and entrepreneur at a special event in Lagos.

Macron of France acknowledged Wigwe’s efforts to strengthen Franco-Nigerian ties, emphasizing his humanistic and entrepreneurial spirit.

Governors Abiodun and Sanwo-Olu recognized Wigwe’s pivotal role in Ogun State’s development and Lagos State’s public service, respectively. Sanwo-Olu promised to immortalize Wigwe’s legacy in Lagos.

The Central Bank Governor and Minister of Finance praised Wigwe’s contributions to Access Bank’s prominence and his philanthropy.

Aig-Imoukhuede underscored Wigwe’s commitment to Africa, and Adesina celebrated his determination and fearlessness.

The ceremony served as a dual purpose – mourning the loss of a brilliant banker while celebrating his legacy of excellence and innovation. Wigwe’s impact extended beyond banking, influencing education, sports, and economic problem-solving.

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