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Govs Fubara, Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Other Bigwigs Attend Wigwe’s Wake Keep, Commendation Service



Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara alongside his Lagos, Ogun State counterparts, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Chief Dapo Abiodun, Minister of Trade, Chief Wale Edun, FCT Minister, Chief Nyesom Wike, Mr. Peter Obi, former governors of Ekiti and Delta, Mr. Kayode Fayemi and Chief James Ibori were among distinguished Nigerians that attended the Christian Wake-keep and commendation service for late Herbert Wigwe, his wife Chizoba and son, Chizi in Isiokpo, headquarters of Ikwerre local government area on Friday.

Other dignitaries are Chief Celestine Omehia, Rt Hon. Austin Opara as well as business magnet Alhaji Aliko Dangote, among others.

The commendation service conducted by the Redeemed Christian Church of God, saw the gathering of political Stewarts, captains of industry and sympathisers from far and near.

In a sermon by the Pastor in charge of Region 33, South-South, Pastor David Adeoye, noted that life is just but a loan that must be paid, charging those who are still living to always endeavour to make maximum positive impact while alive as there may never be an opportunity to do so when death knocks.


He therefore admonished everyone to do good to humanity with whatever position one occupies before it becomes late, stressing that the commendation service for Dr. Herbert Wigwe is to reflect on the lifetime legacies the late financial magnet has left not just in the industry but to all shades of humanity.

Governor Siminalayi Fubara’s entourage includes the deputy governor, Prof Ngozi Odu, Chief Adokiye Amiesimaka and a host of others, a statement by Boniface Onyedi, SSA, Media to the Governor of Rivers State, said.

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