Family releases funeral rites for Access Holdings CEO, Wigwe, wife, son

The family of the late Herbert Wigwe, the former Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of Access Holdings Plc, has announced six-day arrangements for his burial rites, alongside his wife, Chizoba, and son, Chizi.

SAHEL STANDARD recalls that Wigwe had died in an ill-fated helicopter alongside his wife, son, and a former Chairman of the Nigeria Exchange Group, Mr. Abimboloa Ogunbanjo, on February 9, 2024, in the U.S.

According to the burial program, the funeral ceremony of the Wigwes will begin with a celebration of the professional legacy of Wigwe at the Eko Hotel in Lagos on March 4.

The lives of Chizi and Chizoba will be celebrated in separate ceremonies scheduled for March 5 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, before a night of tributes a day later at the same venue.

A combined service of songs will be held on March 7 at the RCCG, Resurrection Parish, Lekki, followed by a Christian wake-keeping at Wigwe University, Isiokpo, and the Ikwerre local government area of Rivers.

The combined funeral and private interment service are scheduled for March 9.

It ends with an outing service at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Lion of Judah Parish, Isiokpo, Ikwerre, on March 10.

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