High Chief Raymond Aleogho Anthony Dokpesi, the Founding Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television, AIT, Ray Power and Faaji FM is dead.
He died at the age of 71.
His death was announced in a statement signed by his son, Raymond Dokpesi, Jnr on Monday, May 29, 2023.
Details of his death, however was not yet made public as at the time of this publication.
However, the family says it will release further details on the funeral arrangements in due course.
Below is the statement
“It is but 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)