Many Nigerians only know the boss Raymond Anthony Aleogho Dokpesi of DAAR Communications as a media mogul, who is also the head of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). But there is much more to the Edo entrepreneur.
Dokpesi’s conversation with journalists on Saturday October 9th was actually an eye opener for his private life Regret, struggle and adventure, reports Punch.
First, the politician revealed that one of his worst regrets in life is that he entered into a polygamous marriage.
Dokpesi revealed that he had married a Polish woman earlier in his life, stating that he had no choice but to marry another woman when the foreign lady moved to Poland and decided to stay there on the grounds that they are an only child who cannot separate from their parents.
As reported by the Daily Trust, he found that this forced separation from his wife caused a lot of instability in his later life, a situation he never expected.
“And so I drove to Poland over 16 times and asked her to return to Nigeria and stay, but as the only child, she wanted to be with them.
“My mom was very careful that I should have my own children; children I don’t have to get on a plane to visit. This whole thing created the instability that later became my life influenced. ”
3. Disabled in childhood
According to Dokpesi, he was speech-impaired at birth and as such, many people at the time assumed that he was was deaf and couldn’t understand what was happening to him.
The Edo-born businessman remembered his parents taking him to many places as a very sickly child, but remedy without success.
“I was disabled and that was the toughest moment in my life at this stage and at that time, I felt strongly discriminated against me, I had the feeling that I would probably be denied the opportunity to live, ”recalls Dokpe si.
“When I was about 12 years old, I was terribly ill, my mother and father took me to s In many places, from hospitals to local doctors and churches who pray and seek one Seeking a chance for me to survive. “
4. Given a 35-year lifetime
In his speech, he announced that due to his deterioration in his condition, he is not expected to exceed 35 years on earth.
“Well, let me say, 35 years was the yardstick I was given because I was very sickly in my early years.”
5. Allegedly poisoned by relatives she was poisoned.
“You later brought me to Agenebode when my father almost gave up that I would not survive.
“We drove past the banks of the Niger at that time. When we got to our destination, they said I had been poisoned and the people who committed the atrocities were there and they could deliver me.” < / blockquote>
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Meanwhile, Dokpesi had said that his party had a good chance of dismiss the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023.
He said the PDP would win the next general election if it nominated a candidate from the north of the country in 2023.