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AIT, Ray Power Founder, Raymond Dokpesi Is Dead

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Raymond Dokpesi

Nigerian media entreprenuer, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi has died aged 71.

According to a confidential source close to the family, Dokpesi tragically passed away on Monday morning due to an accident at his residence in Abuja.

Prior to his death, the media mogul had suffered a stroke shortly after the 2023 Ramadan fast but was thought to be recovering.

Raymond Dokpesi (Jnr), the deceased’s son confirmed his death in a statement on behalf of the family.

The statement reads, ” t 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)”

Raymond Dokpesi made his entry into the Nigerian mass media sector through his company, DAAR Communications, and established Africa Independent Television (AIT), a prominent Nigerian TV network and Ray Power FM.

In 2015, he held the position of organizing committee chairman at the national conference of the People’s Democratic Party.

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