Remembering Dr. Herbert Wigwe’s Legacy

We are saddened to bid farewell to a visionary leader whose transformative leadership changed the lives of many in Nigeria & Africa. 

Dr Wigwe was passionate about Nigeria’s Development, Education and equipping the Youth. Here is what he had to say about Development and education at the 2023 NHEF Benefit & Awards Gala in New York, where he was honoured with the 2023 NHEF Leadership in Business Award.


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