The Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings, Herbert Wigwe, is reported to have died in a helicopter crash in California on Friday night. The reports also suggest that Bimbo Ogunbanjo, the chairman of the Nigeria Stock Exchange was also on the flight.
ABC reports that the accident also claimed the lives of other individuals.
Some survivors have been found in the crash that occurred in the Mojave Desert shortly after 10:00 pm PST on Friday.
According to Semafor, Wigwe—who co-founded Access Bank—was on his way to attend Sunday’s Super Bowl in Las Vegas.