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Tinubu, Atiku, and others express sadness over Dokpesi’s death

Written by on May 30, 2023

President Bola Tinubu has expressed sadness over the death of the founder of Daar Communications, owners of African Independence Television, AIT, and Raypower, Raymond Dokpesi.

Mr. Dokpesi died yesterday, May 29th 2023 at an Abuja hospital.

In a statement from his office, the president described the death of the media mogul as a huge loss to the Nigerian media industry and the country.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on his Twitter account, says it was a sad development but no human can question God.

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, is urging the newly sworn-in President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, to empower traditional rulers in the country with more constitutional roles in tackling issues of security management and conflict resolutions.

The Osun monarch made the call in a congratulatory message to Tinubu, through his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Moses Olafare.

In his message, the Ooni expressed hope in Tinubu’s administration, noting that it will be characterised by transformational economic growth, adequate security, and progress.


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