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Media mogul Raymond Dokpesi passed away

High Chief Raymond Aleogho Anthony Dokpesi, a prominent media mogul and emeritus chairman of Daar Communications PLC, owners of Nigeria’s first private radio station, Raypower FM and AIT, has died.

Dokpesi passed away on Monday, May 29, 2023.

According to a statement issued by his family and signed by his first son, Raymond Dokpesi (JNR), the deceased businessman was described as a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many, who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

“It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the death of High Chief Raymond Aleogho Anthony Dokpesi (Ezomo of Weppa-Wanno Kingdom) on May 29th, 2023.” High Chief Dokpesi was adored by many as a husband, father, grandfather, and friend. All who knew him will miss him greatly.

“High Chief Dokpesi was also a respected and accomplished businessman, a media pioneer, and philanthropist who dedicated his life to the service of his country and community.” His legacy will live on through the impact he had on many people’s lives.

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“During this difficult time, the Dokpesi family is grateful for the outpouring of love and support.” We would appreciate it if you would keep us in your thoughts and prayers as we mourn the loss of our patriarch. We also request privacy during this time as we grieve as a family.

“The family will provide more information about the funeral arrangements in due course.”

“May his soul rest in peace,” said Dokpesi Jnr.

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