Ex-Lagos Lawmaker, King Sunny Ade’s Wife, Ajoke Adegeye, Is Dead

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A former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, and wife of legendary musician, King Sunny Ade, Hon Risikat Ajoke Adegeye is dead.

The deceased who was also a former Chairmanship Aspirant under the platform of All Progressives Congress,APC, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area, reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday.

Adegeye, a devoted and loyal party member of the APC, died after a brief sickness.

As of press time, the cause of her death was unknown. A source, told Vanguard that the death could have been as a result of cancer which the deceased had battled for a long time before she succumed finally to death.

However, Mr George Folarin Olawande, confirmed the death on behalf of the family in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement read in part: “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.

The statement read in part: “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.

Vanguard News Nigeria

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