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Veteran singer, King Sunny Ade loses wife, Risikat

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The wife of veteran Nigerian singer, King Sunny Ade and a former Lagos lawmaker, Hon. Risikat Ajoke Adegeye is dead.

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Risikat Adegeye, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly reportedly passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, September 21, 2021, after a brief sickness.

Mr George Folarin Olawande on behalf of the family confirmed the death in a statement on Tuesday.

King Sunny Ade loses wife Risikat

According to a source who spoke exclusively with Vanguard, her death could have been as a result of cancer which the deceased had battled with for a long time before she finally passed away.

The family statement reads in part:

β€œWe 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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