Former President John Dramani Mahama, flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has expressed deep sorrow over the untimely passing of Dr Herbert Wigwe, the Founding Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Access Holdings Plc and former Group Managing Director of Access Bank Plc.
In a statement issued to the Ghana News Agency, President Mahama conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the families of Dr Wigwe, his wife, his son, and the three others who lost their lives in the tragic accident. He also extended his sympathies to Dr Wigwe's surviving children and the families of all the victims.
President Mahama reflected on his close relationship with Dr Wigwe, which began in 2009 during the establishment of the Access Bank branch in Ghana. He described Dr Wigwe as a brilliant and determined individual who demonstrated remarkable leadership qualities. Under Dr Wigwe's guidance, Access Bank grew into a globally recognized brand, a testament to his vision and dedication.
Dr Wigwe's legacy in the finance and banking sector, according to President Mahama, will be forever cherished and remembered. His contributions have left an indelible mark on the industry, inspiring future generations of leaders.
The passing of Dr Herbert Wigwe is not only a loss to his family and loved ones but also to the entire banking community. President Mahama's words serve as a tribute to the remarkable achievements and impact of Dr Wigwe's life and career.