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Family Releases 6-day Burial Rites For Wigwe, Wife, Son

Posted by Amarachi on Wed 28th Feb, 2024 - tori.ng

The lives of Chizi and Chizoba will be celebrated in separate ceremonies scheduled for March 5 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, before a night of tributes a day later at the same venue.

Herbert Wigwe

Herbert Wigwe

The funeral plans for the late former group chief executive officer (GCEO) of Access Holdings Plc, Herbert Wigwe, have been announced by his family.

Recall that Wigwe was involved in a chopper crash in the US alongside his wife, Chizoba and son, Chizi.

Abimbola Ogunbanjo, the former group chairman of Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group), was also aboard the chopper, with all passengers confirmed dead hours later.

The burial ceremony of the Wigwes will begin with a celebration of the professional legacy of the former GCEO of Access Holdings at the Eko Hotel in Lagos 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.

The lives of Chizi and Chizoba will be celebrated in separate ceremonies scheduled for March 5 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, before a night of tributes a day later at the same venue.

A combined service of songs will be held 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 internment service are scheduled for March 9.

THE BURIAL PROGRAMME

Celebrating Herbert Wigwe — ” A Professional Legacy”

Monday, March 4, 2024

Venue: Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

Time: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Celebrating Chizi Wigwe

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Venue: Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

Time: 10:00am

Celebrating Chizoba Wigwe

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Venue: Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

Time: 5:00pm

Night of Tributes

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Venue: Eko Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos

Time: 5:00pm

Combined Service of Songs

Thursday, March 7, 2024

RCCG, Resurrection Parish,

1 Resurrection Drive, 1st Gate,

Jakande Estate, Km 15 Lekki

Time: 10:00am

Christian Wake-Keeping

Friday, March 8, 2024

Wigwe University, Isiokpo

6:00pm

Combined Funeral Service

Saturday, March 9, 2024

RCCG, Lion of Judah Parish, Isiokpo

10:00am

Private Interment Ceremony

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Outing Service

Sunday, March 10, 2024

RCCG, Lion of Judah Parish, Isiokpo

10:00am



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