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Family releases 6-day burial rites for Wigwe, wife, son who died in air crash

The family of the late Herbert Wigwe, former group CEO of Access Holdings Plc, has announced the details of his burial arrangements, following the tragic chopper crash earlier this month in the US, which also claimed the lives of his wife Chizoba, their son Chizi, and Abimbola Ogunbanjo, former group chairman of Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group).

According to the schedule released by the family, the burial proceedings for the Wigwes will commence with a commemoration of Herbert Wigwe’s professional legacy at Eko Hotel in Lagos on March 4, concluding with an outing service at the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG), Lion of Judah Parish, Isiokpo, Ikwerre LGA, Rivers, on March 10.

Separate ceremonies to celebrate the lives of Chizi and Chizoba will take place on March 5 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, followed by a night of tributes at the same venue the next day.

A combined service of songs is scheduled for 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 planned 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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