A former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, and Wife of popular Juju Musician, King Sunny Ade, Hon. Risikat Ajoke Adegeye is dead.
The deceased 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.
Adegeye, a devoted and loyal party member of the APC, died after a brief sickness.
As of press time, the cause of her death was unknown. A source, told Vanguard that the death could have been as a result of cancer which the deceased had battled for a long time before she succumed finally to death.
Condolence messages pour in As expected, the news has been received with worry and concern on behalf of the musician. Fans have flooded the online community with condolence messages.
Some messages are gathered below:
dejihgl said: “Is today not KSA birthday? May her soul rest in peace.”
greatnessonly04 said: “May her soul rest in peace.”
oreoluwa.olawale.338 said: “Rest in peace ma.”
raliyabubakar said: habike_omo_daddy soul rest in perfect peace Amin.”
habike_omo_daddy said: “Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un.”
Newsonspot blog gathered that King Sunny Ade’s 74th birthday which was slated for Wednesday, September 22, may be postponed following Risikat’s death.
According to the report, friends and family members of the famous musician have been thrown into mourning over the incident.
The deceased was a two-time member of the Assembly Service Commission, Her marriage to the Juju music maestro produced six male children.
It said that George Folarin Olawande on behalf of the family confirmed the death in a statement on Tuesday, September 21.
The statement reads 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 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.”