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My father would raise his voice at me and apologize an hour later – Tochi Wigwe cries as she renders a tribute to her dad, Herbert Wigwe (Video)

Tochi Wigwe, the daughter of late Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe goes emotional and by extension breaks into tears as she renders a tribute to her dad.

Tribute Service was put together to honour Dr. Herbert Wigwe. It was an event that had in attendance the crème de la crème of Nigeria’s business and political world.

It was a moment for friends, colleagues, partners, and classmates to offer their tributes to Dr. Wigwe.

Recall that Wigwe tragically passed away on Friday night, February 9th, in a helicopter crash alongside his wife and son.

Tochi Wigwe was invited up to the stage to offer her tribute to her late father and by extension described who her dad was to her.

According to her, she is a person who hated public speaking but her late dad tried to convince her that he hated it as well but it is something he had to do.

Reflecting on her late dad, Tochi Wige said her father Herbert Wigwe was an extra-ordinary person, driven, determined, and always surpassing expectations.

She said that her late dad always urged her to reach a new height she never imagined. She continued that wherever her mind is full of doubt her father used to tell her that she doesn’t know the daughter of who she is but she knows now after his death.

Speaking further Tochi Wigwe said her father was a feminist, a champion of equality while stating that distance is not a barrier for his father as he always checks up on her no matter the distance noting that he was a divine blessing in her life.

According to Tochi, her late dad Wigwe used to describe her and her mother as the two most beautiful people in the world stressing that he gave her the name “Pretty.”

She said that her dad always inquire about her life and even asked about her thoughts on the Wigwe University noting that he was an unwavering support system to her.

Tochi said she is entirely grateful to her late dad asserting that if he raised his voice at her, he would come an hour later to apologize to her.

In her words; ““My father was a paradox, a tower Of strength, with a heart as soft as silk…”

Watch the video below;

See reactions below;

fortunista_by_iv: I lost both parents one after the other when I was a teenager almost 20 years ago , her pain is raw and unimaginable 😢! They said time heals the pain.. I think it’s just something we tell ourselves to feel better… the pain never really goes away. May God console her.

gideonson50: Dangote dey cry u dey laugh 😂.

priscalbeauty: She’s strong cause, I wouldn’t stay or talk that long without breakingdown , nothing can heal this type of pain 😢😢speaking from experience.

fbodisereprincess: God noooooooooooo Tochi used to be my classmate in primary and secondary school 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭this is so sad.

mummystedd: It’s hard loosing 3 important persons in your life. May God strengthen her . Everyone would go, the lights would be switched off, curtain would be closed, they would be laid to rest and reality would set in. May the heavens be with her. God rest their soul. It’s well.

greenfields667: I just can’t imagine what she’s going through right now. May God protect her and her siblings.

bellepeauworld: This particular pain is different 😢😢losing 3closest family same day,same hour,Same course of death?father lord please console this family.

In similar news, Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote cries in emotional tribute to Herbert Wigwe. Watch the clip below;


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