The chairman of Emohua Local Government Area, Dr. Chidi Lloyd has ordered that all flags within the Local Government Area be flown at half-mast in honour of the founder of Wigwe University and Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings, Dr. Herbert Wigwe who recently died in a helicopter crash in California, USA alongside his wife and son.
Late Dr. Herbert Wigwe was until his painful exit an illustrious son of Ikwerre Ethnic Nationality , from Isiokpo Kingdom in Ikwerre LGA, with an enviable profile in the international banking sector.
Dr. Lloyd gave the directive during a routine inspection of infrastructure projects undertaken by his administration within Emohua Local Government Headquarters on Monday.
He said the flags will fly at half-mast on Tuesday , February 13 and Wednesday, February 14, 2024 , to honour the renowned banker and industrialist, whose contributions to the development of Rivers State and Nigeria at large cannot be overemphasized , even in death.
The Emolga Council Boss said the entire Local Government Area will mourn the departed Ikwerre born industrialist for a period of two days, in recognition of his contributions to the overall development of Ikwerrre Ethnic Nationality in particular and Rivers State in general.
The project inspection is in preparation for the inauguration of completed infrastructure projects executed by Emohua Local Government Council under the watch of Dr. Chidi Lloyd, slated to hold between February 19 amd March, 2024.
Chief Press Secretary To The Chairman, Emohua Local Government Area.