Access Holdings has announced that it has yet to confirm whether its Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, was involved in an airplane crash in the U.S. on Saturday.
The bank made this announcement on Sunday in Lagos.
The announcement was issued by the Head of Media Relations at Access Holdings, Mr. Kunle Aderinokun.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported speculations regarding the involvement of Wigwe in an airplane crash.
In the announcement, the bank assured Nigerians that it was working with U.S. authorities to gather accurate information.
It acknowledged the lack of specific details but assured stakeholders that updates would be shared as soon as possible.
“We have received numerous inquiries concerning an airplane crash in the USA. Presently, we lack specific information; however, we are actively collaborating with U.S. 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 announcement stated.
Wigwe was reported to have died following a helicopter crash in California near the Nevada border. There are also reports that his wife and son were on board the ill-fated helicopter. (NAN