Veteran Nigerian juju singer, songwriter and instrumentalist, King Sunny Ade, has lost his wife, Risikat Ajoke Adegeye
Veteran Nigerian juju singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye MFR, popularly known as King Sunny Ade, has lost his wife, Risikat Ajoke Adegeye, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly.
According to reports, the juju maestro’s wife died in the early hours of Tuesday, September 2021 after a brief illness speculated to be from battling with cancer.
Reports also state that the son of the deceased, George Folarin Olawande, on behalf of the family, confirmed the death in a statement on Tuesday. It 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
The sad news comes few hours to the 75th birthday celebration of the deceased husband, King Sunny Ade (KSA).
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