… describes him as a quintessential entrepreneur and veteran of Nigerian aviation industry
The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN; and Member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council, Prof. Cee Cee Soludo has described the late Sir Victor Ikwuemesi, Chairman of Sosoliso Airlines, who passed on last Tuesday in London, United Kingdom, as a veteran of the country’s aviation industry and quintessential entrepreneur.
Soludo said it was with deep shock and pains that he received the news of the sad passage of Sir Victor Ikwuemesi. He described him as one of the finest businessmen and a veteran of the aviation industry to have emerged from this part of the world.
Continuing, Soludo said the nation will always remember and appreciate Sir Victor Ikwuemesi for his immense and patriotic contributions as a business man to the growth of the Nigerian economy especially in the specialized sectors that he held sway and made giant strides!
Prof. Soludo further reiterated that Sir Victor Ikwuemesi will forever remain a reference point in our aviation history and a mentor to young Nigerians; adding that with the resourcefulness and unassailable integrity he brought to bear in his business dealings, he will occupy a special place of pride in the consciousness of all Ndigbo, Ndi- Anambra and indeed Nigerians.
As a High Chief in his Ogidi community in Anambra state, Soludo said the late Sosoliso Chairman was loved and highly revered by his community as a peace maker, philanthropist and a father figure to all.
Concluding, Prof. Soludo said history will forever be kind to the late Ikwuemesi as a man who rose from a humble beginning to the pinnacle of success in the business world through dint of hardwork, preseverance and personal sacrifices.
Soludo therefore extended his profound condolences to the immediate family of the deceased, the Igwe of Ogidi, HRH Alexander Uzo Onyidi and the entire Ogidi community, and pray that God Almighty will grant the family, friends, business colleagues, and the good people of Ogidi the fortitudes to bear the irreparable loss ! May his soul rest in peace!!