Herbert Wigwe: We’ll immortalise his legacies – Fubara assures

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The Governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara, says his administration is determined to immortalise the legacies of Herbert Wigwe as a worthy son of the state.

He said the celebrated late banker lived an impactful life, affecting society positively.

Fubara said this at the Night of Tributes in Port Harcourt on Tuesday evening, an event that was organised by the Port Harcourt City One Love Family, to reflect, celebrate and eulogise the life of late Wigwe, Senior Special Assistant, Media to the Governor, Boniface Onyedi disclosed.

The Rivers governor described as double loss the death of Wigwe, first as an in-law, and second as a trailblazing son of the state who exhibited daring spirit known of Rivers people in pursuit of their dreams and became successful in his career with remarkable social impact.

“I have come to understand something about life, those that God has favoured, blessed and truly cherish, He does not like them to stay too long on earth because he doesn’t want them to get corrupted.

“But the wicked ones, the cruel, that you are praying to die, will stay and they will not die. So, you should understand that what has happened to our brother and his family, is truly painful to everyone,” Fubara said.

The governor stated that no matter the wealth acquired, in death, nothing is taken along and advised that people live a life of value and be at peace with people they encounter daily.

“So, it is for us to appreciate the mystery of life,” he said.

Fubara also enjoined members of the Port Harcourt One Love Family to uphold and continue with those social impact endeavours that late Wigwe devoted his time to.

Chairman of the Port Harcourt One Love Family, Ambassador Idaere Gogo Ogan said the death of Herbert Wigwe has caused an unbearable and lamentable pain.

He however, noted that in their grief, God provided strength and they were honouring a man who was a pillar and a potent force in this Port Harcourt City and selflessly committed his time and resources to promote the state and offered enduring help to so many persons.

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