Raymond Dokpesi ex-wife received attention followed by the sudden demise of the media personality on May 29, 2023.
Raymond Dokpesi full name Chief Raymond Anthony Aleogho Dokpesi is a well-known Nigerian media entrepreneur and media personnel.
The businessman established the Nigerian TV network Africa Independent Television (AIT) and joined the Nigerian mass media via his firm DAAR Communications.
In 2015, Dokpesi served as the head of the organizing committee for the People’s Democratic Party national conference.
Raymond managed to survive a severe COVID-19 infection in May 2020. However, he had a stroke soon after breaking his Ramadan fast in 2023 and passed away on May 29, 2023.
Dokpesi began his career as Alhaji Bamaga Tukur’s assistant, one of the general administrators of the Nigerian Ports Authority.
Similarly, the media personality had worked for General Garba Wushishi and Alhaji Umaru Dikko as a government servant in the Federal Ministry of Transport.
Who Is Tosin Dokpesi, Raymond Dokpesi Ex-Wife?
Raymond Dokpesi’s ex-wife Tosin Dokpesi is a seasoned broadcaster and radio executive with an illustrious career spanning over three decades.
Initially going by the name Tosin Odukoya, she was known as Mrs. Tosin Dokpesi and serves as the managing director of the DAAR Communications village in Kpaduma Hill, Abuja.
Tosin gained prestige because of her marriage to Chief Raymond Dokpesi, the head of the DAAR Group. Tosin initially worked for Raypower FM as a newscaster and broadcaster.
When Africa Independent Television, AIT, launched in 1996, her management noticed how well she was doing as a presenter at Raypower and transferred her there.
But Raymond Dokpesi’s wife, Tosin separated from him due to a family problem.
In an interview with journalists conducted on his 70th birthday, Tosin revealed that he had to wed a second wife beside Tosin due to problems within his own family.
He also stated that it was one of his worst mistakes.
He remarked that he was a Catholic, and nevertheless, polygamy was not something the businessman wished or wanted. Raymond had no choice but to deal with the circumstances that had arisen.
Tosin Dokpesi, first wife of Raymond Dokpesi left Nigeria because she had to stay with her parents as the sole child of her parents.
Tosin’s husband shuttled her down to Poland more than 16 times to ask her to return to Nigeria and remain, but Raymond Dokpesi’s wife insisted on going to live with them because she was the only kid.
Tosin Dokpesi Wikipedia And Age
Tosin Dokpesi Wikipedia profile is missing from the internet; however, her ex-husband’s Wikipedia profile is available.
Due to the missing Wikipedia page, Tosin’s age is a mystery. However, in a post uploaded four years ago, it stated Tosin Dokpesi’s age to be 50. Hence, the broadcaster might be 54 years old based on the data.
Raymond Dokpesi’s wife graduated from the University of Lagos with a BSc in zoology in 1994 and a PGD in mass communication in 2000.
Tosin has diplomas from ITPAN in management and the United States Telecommunication Training Institute (USTTI), USA, in television broadcasting.
The newscaster began her broadcasting career as a TV producer/presenter with Multimedia International in 1994, moved on to Clapper Board in 1995, and then joined DAAR Communications Ltd. in 1996.
In 2008, she was chosen to serve as Managing Director of AIT. She has received numerous awards for her outstanding work in the broadcast industry, including the Citizens Image Special Recognition Award as the Great Woman of the 21st Century in Broadcasting in Nigeria.
Likewise, Dokpesi received an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Public Communications from Wisconsin University in the United States.
She has worked in a variety of roles over the past 23 years, including program officer, program anchor, newscaster, head of domestic and international operations, and senior administrative positions.