*File photo of the media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi
The promoter of DAAR Communications and owner of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and other media establishments in Nigeria Chief Raymond Dokpesi alongside seven members of his household have tested positive for the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The results are coming just four days after his son and chairman of DAAR Communications, Mr. Raymond Dokpesi Jnr., tested positive for the virus.
AIT in a ststement said a test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on the Dokpesi family came out positive for eight members of the family. The statement said Chief Dokpesi and the affected family members had been evacuated by the NCDC to the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada where his son had been receiving treatment.