Amaechi mourns Raymond Dokpesi
Former Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has condoled with the family of the late Africa Independent Television founder and Chairman, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, who passed away on Monday at the age of 71.
In a statement by his media office on Wednesday, Amaechi said, “The news of his passing is indeed shocking and difficult to digest. Chief Dokpesi was always full of life, a vibrant elder statesman who contributed greatly to the growth of the broadcasting industry in Nigeria.
“He was also a man who was concerned about the country’s political landscape and contributed his part in national politics. His death is indeed a huge loss not only to his family and the broadcasting industry but to the country.
“I pray that God will grant his family and loved ones the fortitude to bear this great loss.”