Chief Raymond Dokpesi, founder of Daar Communications Plc, owners of Raypower FM and Africa International Television (AIT), his wife and his three children have tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus.
Four of his relations have also tested positive for the virus.
One of his sons, Dokpesi Jnr, had been confirmed positive for the virus and admitted to Isolation Centre.
A statement issued by Daar Communications Plc on Friday, said its Chairman, Chief Raymond Dokpesi Jnr had on Thursday, April 23, 2020 tested positive after a test was carried out on him by the NCDC.
The statement said following the development, “we wish to state that in conformity with the Federal Government protocol on the COVID-19 administration and management, his entire household and those that had contacts with him were subsequently subjected to the test and with so much emotional pains, we hereby announce that the under listed have equally been confirmed positive:
“1) High chief Aleogho Dokpesi ( His Father/ Founder DAAR Communications PLC) 2. Our chairman’s wife; 3. His three children; 4. some relatives, making a total of eight.
:They are all presently on their way to the Federal Government isolation centre at Gwagwalada in Abuja.
“The Board, Management and the entire staff wish them their prayers and the grace of the good Lord for speedy recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic.”