Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, tearful as he pays tribute to his friend and mentee, Herbert Wigwe

Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, lost hold of his emotions as he became tearful while paying tribute to his friend and mentee, Herbert Wigwe.


This was at the Celebration of Professional Excellence held today March 4 in honour of the late former Bank chief who died in a helicopter crash alongside his wife, Chizoba and son, Chizzy on February 9.

Friends and buisness associates of the former bank chief had gathered at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos today to remember him for his laudable achievements as a banker of repute. Friends including Aigboje Aig-Imokhuede, Gov Dapo Abiodun, Femi Adesina, his staff, former Secondary school mate and many others paid tribute to the 57-year-old.

Dangote in his speech reflected on how Wigwe whom he described as his friend, brother and mentee, was supportive in the building of his businesses.


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