An ex-member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, and wife of the legendary musician, King Sunny Ade, Hon Risikat Ajoke Adegeye is dead.
The Ex-Lagos lawmaker who was also a former Chairmanship Aspirant under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area, reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday.
According to reliable sources, Ajoke Adegeye died after a brief illness and as at the time of reporting this, the cause of her death is still yet to be revealed.
A source told Vanguard that the death could be related to cancer disease which the deceased had been battled for a long time before she gave up the ghost.
However, Mr George Folarin Olawande confirmed the death on behalf of the family in a statement on Tuesday.
The statement read in part: “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 is survived by her husband and six male children.
Her husband, King Sunny Ade will be turning 74 tomorrow September 22.
May her soul rest in peace, Amen.