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Access Holdings stocks falls by 6.26% as investors mourn Herbert Wigwe  

Access Holdings’ share price fell by 6.26% today as the group’s shareholders mourn the demise of Herbert Wigwe.  

Coming off a bearish week where Access Holdings posted a 2.25% decline, the stock’s share price lost a further N1.55 to close at N23.20, from last Friday’s N24.75.  

There was a high volume of activity around Access stocks, as Access Holdings was the highest-traded stock in the NGX, with 24.90 million units of ACCESSCORP traded. In terms of value, ACCESSCORP recorded a trading value of N575.1 million.  

Speaking to TheTimes, Patrick Ajudua, the President of the New Dimension Shareholders Association, noted,  

With the sudden and lamentable passing of Herbert Wigwe, Access Holdings has officially declared its intention to appoint an interim Group CEO. As the organization navigates this unexpected turn of events, an emergency management plan is being swiftly formulated and is poised to be implemented.  

As Group CEO of Access Holdings, Wigwe grew the bank’s assets to N21.4 trillion as of Q3 2023, making it the largest bank in Nigeria in terms of assets. 

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