Renowned media entrepreneur and founder of DAAR Communications and African Independent Television (AIT), Raymond Dokpesi, has passed away. The sad news was confirmed by his son, Raymond Dokpesi Jr., in an official statement on Monday, May 29, 2023.
In his statement, Dokpesi Jr. expressed the profound loss felt by the family and those who knew his father. He described Raymond Dokpesi Sr. as a cherished husband, father, grandfather, and friend, emphasizing that his memory would be deeply cherished.
The younger Dokpesi also acknowledged his father’s significant contributions as a respected and accomplished businessman, a trailblazer in the media industry, and a philanthropist dedicated to serving his country and community. He emphasized that Raymond Dokpesi Sr.’s legacy would endure through the positive impact he had on countless lives.
Expressing gratitude for the overwhelming love and support received during this challenging time, the family appealed for thoughts and prayers while they mourn the loss of their patriarch. They also requested privacy to grieve together as a family.
Further information on funeral arrangements will be communicated by the family in due course, according to the statement.
The passing of Raymond Dokpesi Sr., a visionary media pioneer and esteemed philanthropist, marks a significant loss to both the media industry and the wider community. His indelible contributions will be remembered and celebrated for years to come.