Take kindly the counsel of age… | The Guardian Nigeria News

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I join the rest of you, friends, associates and family members of Dr. Raymond Alegho Dokpesi in congratulating him for hitting the proverbial three scores and ten in a country where life-expectancy is embarrassingly reckoned to be less than 55 years! We are here today to join him in thanking Almighty God for what many of us see as an amazingly adventurous, a remarkably industrious, and a stunningly glamorous life, that has been spread between entrepreneurship in marine transportation, pioneering ventures into private electronic media, and hazardous incursions into the treacherous terrain of the peculiar Nigerian politics of acrimony and absurdity. My dear friend, Dr. Raymond Dokpesi: You have not been a bystander in the socio-economic and political life of Nigeria. You have not been an onlooker in the unfolding events of your society. No. For much of these last 70 years, you have been a proactive participant, a vigorous contender, and sometimes even an avantgarde, controversial,…



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