By: Ogunleye Oluwapelumi
Governor Ademola Adeleke and other dignitaries attended the funeral mass service of the late media mogul, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi at Agenebode, Edo State. The funeral was a celebration of an impactful life well lived.
In his tribute, Governor Adeleke described the late Dokpesi as a great man who contributed immensely to the development of the media industry in Nigeria. He noted that the late media mogul was a pioneer in the industry and had left a lasting legacy that would continue to inspire generations to come.
The ceremony was attended by dignitaries, including former president Goodluck Jonathan, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki and a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, and a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel.
The funeral was a fitting tribute to a man who had lived a life of impact and left a lasting legacy. High Chief Raymond Dokpesi was a media mogul and pioneer who contributed immensely to the development of the media industry in Nigeria. His passing is a great loss to the industry and the country at large. May his soul rest in peace.