Buhari Mourns With Music Legend King Sunny Ade Over Wife’s Death


President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences to the family of the renowned musician, King Sunny Ade over the passing of his wife, Risikat Ajoke Adegeye.

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.

The family’s statement read:

“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.”

President Buhari has joined the list of people who have offered their condolences to the bereaved family following the death of Risikat Ajoke Adegeye.

Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday issued a statement made available to journalists.

Buhari prayed that the former Lagos State Assembly Service Commissioner rests in the bosom of the Lord and finds peace wherever she is.


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