Herbert Wigwe to get law degree

Herbert Wigwe

Chief executive officer of Access Holdings Plc Herbert Wigwe has revealed he would pursue a degree in law later in life.

Mr Wigwe, who has decades of experience in banking, tweeted this on Friday in a note meant to motivate young people.

“To the African youth: don’t let age or any other factor hold you back from pursuing your passions,” he said.

“As I embark on getting a law degree at a later stage in my life, I hope to inspire others to never stop learning and growing. #LifelongLearning #HOW #HOWLeadership.”

Wigwe, who recently coordinated the opening of Access Bank in France, is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School executive management programme. He holds a master’s degree in banking and international finance from the University College of North Wales, a master’s degree in financial economics from the University of London and a B.Sc. degree in accounting from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

The 56-year-old is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Wigwe is the chairman of The Access Bank (UK) Ltd and a non-executive director of Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company Plc; FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange; Shared Agents Network Expansion Facilities Ltd and Agri-Business/ SME Enterprises Investment Scheme. He is also a member of the governing council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.