Nigerian Music Legend King Sunny Ade loses his wife after an illness

Sep 21, 2021 | News

Nigerian music icon King Sunny Ade has lost his wife Madam Risikat Adedege to the cold hands of death.

After a brief illness, Risikat, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), died on Tuesday, September 21.

In a statement published on behalf of the family, Mr. George Folarin Olawande confirmed her death.

The statement runs as follows:

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 an 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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