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Ajoke Adegeye Wife of Musician King Sunny Ade, Dies Unexpectedly

Ajoke Adegeye Wife of Musician King Sunny Ade, Dies Unexpectedly

  • The wife of Juju musician King Sunny Ade, Hon. Risikat Ajoke Adegeye has died
  • Ajoke who was a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday
  • According to Vanguard, the 62-year-old loyal party member of the APC died after a brief illness

A former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly Hon. Risikat Ajoke Adegeye is dead.

The deceased also happened to be the wife of popular veteran Nigerian Juju musician King Sunny Ade.

Vanguard reports that the 62-year-old passed away on Tuesday morning after a brief illness.

Hon. Risikat was the former Chairmanship Aspirant in Amuwo Odofin Local Government area under the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Ajoke Adegeye

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

It 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.”

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At the time of this report, the cause of her death is unknown but according to a source for Vanguard, the deceased battled with cancer for years.

Adegeye had been married to Juju musician King Sunny Ade for 47 years before her death.

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