21st September, 2021
Hon. Risikat Ajoke Adegeye, wife of legendary Nigerian Juju singer, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, better known as King Sunny Ade, is dead.
Adegeye, a devoted and loyal party member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), died after a brief sickness.
Mr George Folarin Olawande on behalf of the family confirmed the death in a statement on Tuesday.
The statement reads 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.
“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.”
She was a former Chairmanship Aspirant under the platform of APC, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area.
Hon. Adegeye was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress and was once the member representing Amuwo-Odofin Local Government at the Lagos State House of Assembly.
She served between 2011 and 2015.
No comment has been made yet by the African pop musician, KSA as of press time.