Legendary Nigerian Juju singer, Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye better known as King Sunny Ade, has lost his wife, Risikat Ajoke Adegeye.
Risikat, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and a party member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) died on Tuesday, September 21 after a brief illness.
Mr George Folarin Olawande in a statement released on behalf of the family confirmed her death.
The statement reads,
“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.”