Access Holdings CEO, Herbert Wigwe’s Wife,  Dies In US Helicopter Crash

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UPDATE: Access Holdings CEO, Herbert Wigwe’s Wife, Two Kids Also Dead In US Helicopter Crash While Travelling To Watch Super Bowl

SaharaReporters | February 10, 2024

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SaharaReporters was told that Wigwe left Lagos State, Nigeria, on Wednesday to watch the Super Bowl 58, an American football competition.
The chopper transporting Herbert Wigwe, the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings, which crashed in California, United States of America, also killed his wife and two children on board with him, SaharaReporters has learnt.

SaharaReporters had earlier reported that the chopper was headed to Las Vegas when it crashed near a border city between Nevada and California on Friday night.

SaharaReporters was told that Wigwe left Lagos State, Nigeria, on Wednesday to watch the Super Bowl 58, an American football competition.

The LVIII will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

“Wigwe’s wife and two kids also died in the crash. He left Lagos on Wednesday on Wednesday to watch the U.S. Super Bowl.

“One Bimbo Ogunbanjo was also on the flight. Bimbo Ogunbanjo is the son of business man, Chris Ogunbanjo,” a top source revealed to SaharaReporters on Saturday.

Herbert Wigwe and the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were absent at the Access Bank Lagos Marathon on Saturday.

The governor was represented by his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat.

US officials had said the helicopter crashed near Nipton on the edge of the Mojave Desert late on Friday evening

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