It would be exciting if this turns out to be true. However, in science, the rule is peer review. You have to convince your colleagues before you convince the public.
There are some disturbing things being said about Chandra Wickramasinghe.
He has a bias towards panspermia.
Meteorite Holds Proof of Extraterrestrial Life Or Not | Chandra Wickramasinghe Journal of Cosmology | LiveScience
He was a protoge of Fred Hoyle.
Chandra Wickramasinghe says billions of Alien Planets discovered imply life everywhere | SINHALAYA news for sri lankan news.!
He is primarily a mathematician and believes in Neo-Darwinisism.
Chandra Wickramasinghe's Testimony in Arkansas, 1981
None of these need cause worry, but it shows he is looking for the evidence he found, and often we find what we look for, not what is really there.
I don't personally believe that life can spontaneously form in outer space, I think it needs energy sources and an environment that only exist beneath the surface of planetary bodies. But the gentleman seems to have been correct in other predictions he has made.