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Access Bank Reacts To Helicopter Crash Reports Involving CEO Herbert Wigwe

Access Bank Plc has reacted to the reported death involving its Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Herbert Wigwe in a helicopter crash.
The bank in a statement posted on X handle on Sunday expressed its commitment to providing updates and is actively collaborating with US authorities for information on the incident.
“We have received numerous inquiries concerning an airplane crash in the USA. Presently, we lack specific information; however, we are actively collaborating with US authorities who will furnish updates.
“Your understanding and support are valued, and we commit to keeping you informed promptly as we receive updates on the situation.”
The crash occurred while Wigwe, along with his wife, son, and former Group Chairman Abimbola Ogunbanjo, was en route to Boulder City, Nevada.
The helicopter near a small town in California’s Mojave Desert on Friday night at about 10pm, and unfortunately, none of the six occupants survived.
According to a public information officer with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Mara Rodriguez, officials were notified of the downed aircraft at 10:12 p.m. local time. She said that the crash site was located east of Interstate 15, near Halloran Springs Road.
The specific cause of the Airbus Helicopters EC-130 crash remains unclear.
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