The Founder of Daar Communications and African Independent Television (AIT), High Chief Raymond Dokpesi has passed on at the age of 71.
The death which occurred on May 29th was announced in a statement by his son, Raymond Dokpesi (Jnr) in Abuja.
He said that the Dokpesi family was grateful for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time.
While urging members of the public to keep the deceased family in their thoughts and prayers as they mourn the loss of their patriarch, Dokpesi Jnr also asked for privacy during this time as they grieve together as a family.
He said that the family would release further details on the funeral arrangements in due course. (NAN)