Wigwe's Family Announce 6-day Arrangement for Funeral Rites

Says the lives of his wife Chizoba and his son Chizi will equally be celebrated in separate ceremonies scheduled for March 5 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos.
Late Herbert Wigwe
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The family of the former Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of Access Holdings Plc, late Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe, has announced a 6-day plan for his funeral rites, alongside Chizoba, his late wife, and his son Chizi.

It would be recalled that earlier this month, Wigwe was involved in a chopper crash in California, US together with his wife, Chizoba and son, Chizi.

Abimbola Ogunbanjo, former group chairman of Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group), was equally aboard the chopper, whose entire occupants were confirmed dead hours later.

It was gathered that the burial programme, and the funeral ceremony of the Wigwes will commence with a celebration of his professional legacy at the Eko Hotel in Lagos state on March 4, and will end with an outing service at the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG), Lion of Judah Parish, Isiokpo, Ikwerre LGA, Rivers, on March 10, 2024.

Meanwhile, the lives of his wife Chizoba and his son Chizi will equally be celebrated in separate ceremonies scheduled for March 5 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, prior to a night of tributes a day later at the same venue.

An integrated service of songs will equally take place on March 7 at the RCCG, Resurrection Parish, Lekki, followed by a Christian wake-keeping at Wigwe University, Isiokpo, Ikwerre LGA, Rivers.

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

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