It has been reported that Risikat Ajoke Adegeye, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and wife of Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade, is dead.
This was confirmed by a media aide to Adegeye’s son, Daniel Fayemi, and sources in the Lagos State House of Assembly as well.
According to Fayemi, “The philanthropic politician passed on in the early hours of Tuesday. Her remains have since been deposited at the TOS funeral homes, Lagos.”
He disclosed that, “She is survived by her grieving husband and son, Mr. George Folarin. Funeral arrangements would be communicated accordingly.”
Meanwhile, it was reported that Her son, Folarin, also confirmed the death on behalf of the family in a statement on Tuesday.
The statement read that, “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.”
It added that, “Hon Risikat Ajoke Adegeye was a Honourable Member in the 6th Assembly of the Lagos State House of Assembly.”
According to reports, this is coming few hours to King Sunny Ade 75th birthday.