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Family Confirms Death Of Chief Raymond Dokpesi



Family Confirms Death Of Chief Raymond Dokpesi

Further details on the funeral arrangements will be released in due course.

The family of chief Raymond Dokpesi, has confirmed the death of Chairman of Daar Communications who died at the age of 71 in Abuja on Monday.

He died in an Abuja hospital after he suffered a stroke. This reportedly happened after the recent Ramadan fast.

The AIT boss had since then been managing his health and was placed on occupational therapy to improve his daily activities before his sudden death.

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In a statement signed by the Chairman, DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi (JNR)

According to the statement: “With immense grief and deep sadness, the Dokpesi family regrets to announce the passing of their great leader, High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi, Ph.D, (Ezomo of Weppa-Wanno Kingdom).

“The sad incident occurred on Monday May 29, at about 2:30pm, at an Abuja hospital where he was admitted after taking ill.

“As a family, it is a loss that is almost impossible to come to terms with, and it is a grief collectively shared by the board and staff of DAAR Communications Plc, which he founded over two decades ago.

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“Dokpesi was a well-accomplished businessman, a pioneer in the media industry, and a philanthropist who dedicated his life to the service of his country and his community.

But more importantly, he was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, a friend and mentor to many.

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“He leaves behind a legacy which generations now, and those after him will be proud of.

“We remain deeply grateful and comforted by the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time. We ask that you keep us in your thoughts and prayers as we mourn the loss of our patriarch.

He added that further details on the funeral arrangements will be released in due course.

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