BREAKING: AIT boss, Raymond Dokpesi, dies at 71

The late Dokpesi

Chairman of Daar Communications, 
Chief Raymond Dokpesi, is dead, his family reports.

Dokpesi, who was a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) died at the age of 71 in Abuja. 

A press release by his son, Raymond Dokpesi (Jnr) reads: 

“It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of High Chief Raymond Aleogho Anthony Dokpesi (Ezomo of Weppa-Wanno Kingdom), who passed away on May 29th, 2023. 

“High Chief Dokpesi was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

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

“The Dokpesi family is grateful for 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. We also ask for privacy during this time as we grieve together as a family.

“The family will release further details on the funeral arrangements in due course.

“May his soul rest in peace.


Raymond Dokpesi (JNR).”

The AIT boss allegedly died in an Abuja hospital after he suffered a stroke. This reportedly happened after the recent Ramadan fast and he was since then said to have been managing his health. 

The development was also said to have seen him placed on occupational therapy to improve his daily activities before his sudden death.
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