CITIZENS COMPASS – Chairman of Daar Communications, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, died.
Dokpesi, who was a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) died at the age of 71 in Abuja on Monday.
His son, Raymond Dokpesi (jnr), announced the death of his father via a statement on Monday.
According to him, he died after he suffered a stroke.
Sources said he died in an Abuja hospital after he suffered a stroke. This reportedly happened after the recent Ramadan fast.
Dokpesi had been managing his health and was placed on occupational therapy to improve his daily activities before his sudden death.
” 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.