The Chairman of the Board of Daar Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jr, has been discharged from the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada 18 days after he tested positive to COVID-19.
He described his experience in UATH as “the difficult period of my life.”
Dokpesi Jr, his wife, Doyin and three daughters were treated for COVID-19 at the UNIABUJA treatment centre in Gwagwalada.
Saturday PUNCH had reported that eight family members of the founder of Daar Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, moved to the Gwagwalada isolation centre in Abuja after testing COVID-19.
A statement on Friday by the Executive Director (Corporate Affairs), DAAR Communications Plc, Johnson Onime, said two of his daughters were earlier discharged with the Founder/Chairman Emeritus of Daar Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, on Thursday morning.
Dokpesi Jr, in a message to members of staff, said he got a telephone call from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control on Thursday night confirming his recovery.
“I and my remaining daughters in the isolation centre have tested negative and will be discharged on Friday morning,” he stated.