Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, son of the founder of DAAR Communications Plc and the owner of AIT television, Raymond Dokpesi Snr, has tested positive for novel Coronavirus.

Dokpesi who is presently the chairman of the communications company, divulged this in a short message to members of staff today Monday, April 27th.

 “ I got a call this morning confirming the result is Coronavirus positive. I am leaving now to the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre for treatment and hope to be back in two weeks. Many of you may have interacted with me during our various meetings and I would advise you to get tested as soon as possible.” his message read as posted by AIT

Dokpesi Jnr who has been on self-isolation for the past one week, began feeling ill with symptoms liken to malaria. He also started experiencing coughing and difficulty in breathing and as a precaution, reached out to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, for a test which later turned out positive for the novel Coronavirus.

He has been evacuated by the NCDC to the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, for treatment.

Efforts are presently being made to trace all those who must have had contact with him in the last two weeks.


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