The Nigerian Exchange Group Plc has expressed its profound sadness over the untimely deaths of the former group chairman, Bamofin Abimbola Ogunbanjo, andthe group managing director of Access Holdings Plc, Dr. Herbert Wigwe, CFR,balong with his son and wife, in a helicopter accident in the United States.
Expressing his heartfelt condolences, the Group Chairman of NGX Group, Umaru Kwairanga, said, “NGX Group mourns the untimely departure of Bamofin Abimbola Ogunbanjo and Dr. Herbert Wigwe, along with his wife and son.
“Bamofin Ogunbanjo’s leadership has left an indelible mark on our organization and the broader Nigerian financial community, and his legacy will continue to inspire us. Dr. Wigwe also leaves an unblemished footprint in our private sector.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with their families during this difficult time. May their souls rest in peace and may the Almighty comfort their families”.
Also, the Group MD of NGX Group, Temi Popoola, said, “The passing of Bamofin Ogunbanjo is a profound loss for NGX Group and the entire Nigerian private sector.
“He played a crucial role in shaping NGX Group, and while he will be sorely missed, his visionary leadership and impact will never be forgotten. It is heartbreaking to learn that Dr. Wigwe, his wife and son also lost their lives in the accident.
“The contributions of these two respected leaders to the financial markets and the overall private sector will be remembered, and we are committed to preserving their legacy by upholding the principles of leadership, innovation, and dedication that they exemplified.”