Legendary Singer, King Sunny Ade’s Wife Risikat Dies


Risikat Ajoke Adegeye, the wife of legendary Nigerian singer King Sunny Ade and a former member of the Lagos City Council, has died.

Per reports, Risikat Adegeye, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, died early on Tuesday morning, September 21st, 2021 after battling with a brief illness.

Mr George Folarin Olawande released a statement on Tuesday announcing the passing of the Honorable member in the 6th Assembly of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

Sources told Vanguard that the deceased’s death could have been caused by the cancer she had been battling for a long time before she died.

Here’s what the family’s statement says:

“We wish to formally inform, friends, well-wishers, political associates, and the general public that Hon Risikat Ajoke Adegeye passed on after a brief illness during the early hours of Tuesday, 21st September 2021.

Hon Risikat Ajoke Adegeye was a Honourable Member in the 6th Assembly of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

She will be greatly missed not only by her immediate family but also by her political associates and followers. Further information in respect to her burial ceremony will be announced later after extensive consultations with the family.

Thank you as we pray that she continues to rest peacefully and eternally with the Almighty God.”


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