The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Ogun State, Hon. (Dr) Oladipupo Adebutu, has expressed his condolences over the death of Chief Raymond Dokpesi, a prominent Chieftain of the PDP. Adebutu described the demise of Chief Dokpesi as one that has left an indelible void in the hearts of his family, friends, colleagues, and the Nation at large.
Chief Raymond Dokpesi was renowned for his immense contributions to the political landscape of Nigeria. He played an integral role in the development and growth of the PDP, tirelessly advocating for the principles of democracy, good governance, and social justice. His deep commitment to public service and his unwavering dedication to the welfare of the Nigerian people earned him the respect and admiration of his peers and constituents.
Chief Dokpesi was also a visionary entrepreneur and a trailblazer in the business arena. As the founder and Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, he pioneered the establishment of the first private television and radio stations in Nigeria, Africa Independent Television (AIT), Raypower FM, and other media platforms. He created numerous job opportunities, empowering countless individuals and contributing to the economic development of the nation.
His entrepreneurial endeavors extended beyond the media, making significant contributions to the growth of various industries in Nigeria. His passion for entrepreneurship and his unwavering belief in the potentiality of Nigeria’s business sector made him an inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs. Chief Dokpesi was also known for his philanthropic endeavors and commitment to uplifting the less privileged in society.
Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu extended his deepest condolences to the Dokpesi family, friends, and PDP community during this difficult time. Chief Raymond Dokpesi’s death is a great loss to the nation, as his contributions to politics, business, and philanthropy have left an indelible mark on Nigeria’s history.
In honoring the memory of Chief Raymond Dokpesi, we are reminded of the profound impact that a dedicated and passionate individual can make in shaping the destiny of a nation. May his soul rest in eternal peace, and may his legacy continue to inspire and guide us in our collective pursuit of a better and more prosperous Nigeria.