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    Buhari Pays Tribute to King Sunny Ade’s late Wife, Risikat

    His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari sends his condolences to the family of the veteran musician, King Sunny Ade over the passing of his wife, Risikat Ajoke Adegeye.

    Buhari Pays Tribute to King Sunny Ade's late Wife, Risikat
    Buhari Pays Tribute to King Sunny Ade’s late Wife, Risikat

    His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari sends his condolences to the family of the Nigerian jùjú singer, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye MFR, known professionally as King Sunny Adé, over the passing of his wife, Risikat Ajoke Adegeye.

    After a brief illness, Risikat Adegeye, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, died early Tuesday morning, September 21st, 2021.

    Recall, Mp3bullet reported that a statement was released on Tuesday by Mr. George Folarin Olawande announcing the passing of the Honorable member who served in the 6th Assembly of the Lagos State House of Assembly.



    The family’s statement read:

    “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.”

    Following the death of Risikat Ajoke Adegeye, President Buhari has joined his name to the list of persons who have expressed their condolences to her family.

    Femi Adesina, Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, issued a statement to journalists on Wednesday.

    In the statement, Buhari expresses his condolences to the family and prays that the former Lagos State Assembly Service Commissioner rests in peace wherever she is.

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