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Ex-Lagos lawmaker, King Sunny Ade’s wife dies at 74



Former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, and wife of legendary musician, King Sunny Ade, Hon Risikat Ajoke Adegeye has died at the age of 74.

It was gathered that she died after a brief illness in the early hours of Tuesday.

Her demise was disclosed by Mr George Folarin Olawande, who confirmed the death on behalf of the family on Tuesday.

The deceased was also a former Chairmanship Aspirant under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area.


Risikat was a devoted and loyal party member of the APC.

The cause of her death could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report.

The 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.”

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