Herbert Wigwe’s cherished legacy – Tribune Online
Close friends and associates of the former Chairman of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe, all know his major commitment to education and his strive to help his people achieve sound education through his support in awarding scholarships, facilitating programmes and also giving grants and bursaries to deserving students.
From the news going around, the astute banker has taken his dedication to the fore as he plans to join the league of private university owners in Nigeria.
A few days ago, the foundation stone of what is to be known as Wigwe University was laid at Isiokpo, Ikwerre in Rivers State where the banker hails from.
The university according to sources will sit on a 400 hectares of land and has a boastful staff strength of academics and facilities that can match that of top universities in the world with a mission to groom a brilliant and fearless generation of young people.
According to Wigwe, the mission is to give back to the society and the journey has already started.
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