A foremost member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and wife of famous musician, King Sunny Ade, Hon Risikat Ajoke Adegeye is dead.
Adegeye, a devoted and loyal party member of the APC, reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief sickness.
Although the cause of her death is yet to be established, a source said the death could have been as a result of cancer which the deceased had battled for a long time before she succumbed to death.
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 an 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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