A politician Risikat Ajoke Adegeye and wife of Sunny Ade, the Nigerian musician has passed away.
Mrs Adegeye, who was a former lawmaker at the Lagos state house of assembly, breathed her last in the early hours of Tuesday.
The cause of the politician’s death, however, remains unknown as of the time of this report.
Adegeye represented Amuwo-Odofin constituency 1 at the 7th Lagos assembly between 2011-2015.
The deceased was also a former chairmanship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Amuwo Odofin LGA.
Her death came a day before the 75th birthday of Sunny Ade scheduled for Wednesday.
Adegeye’s marriage to the musician has been blessed with six children.
George Folarin, one of the deceased’s children, confirmed the sad news in a statement on behalf of the family.
“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,” it read.
“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.”
Meanwhile Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has also issued a statement wherein he mourned the demise of the former lawmaker.
In the statement by Gboyega Akosile, his chief press secretary, Sanwo-Olu described Adegeye as a trustworthy and committed member of the ruling party.
“The death of Hon. Risikat Adegeye is a painful and big loss to Lagos APC, the deceased family and friends. She will be missed by her husband, King Sunny Ade, family, friends and the entire political class, particularly the people of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area,” he said.
Davido, Chioma Welcome Twins
It’s a double blessing for Afrobeat star Davido and his wife Chioma, who have welcomed a set of twins.
The couple, who lost their son Ifeanyi in a tragic accident last year, welcomed twins on Monday.
According to an inside source, the twins arrived at 9pm.
The news was further confirmed by Evangelist Gospel Agochukwu on Tuesday morning.
The cleric uploaded his chat with Davido on the official Facebook page of his church.
According to the chat, Davido confirmed to the cleric that the prophecy he made last year had come to pass.
Agochukwu had in November last year revealed that God told him that Davido and Chioma will welcome twins after the death of Ifeanyi.
Davido and Chioma haven’t announced the arrival on social media, but congratulatory messages have continued to pour.
Ilebaye Crowned BBNaija All Stars Winner
Ilebaye Odiniya is the winner of BBNaija All Stars, the eighth season of the reality television series.
She took the highly coveted top spot at Sunday’s finale, leaving 2019 winner Mercy Eke, 33, in the number two position.
Ilebaye goes home with a cash prize of N120 million, a weekend getaway for two, and an SUV, among other rewards.
The 22-year-old was evicted from 2022’s BBNaija Level Up season after only three weeks.
Cynthia Nwadiora aka CeeC, who was the runner-up of the third season Double Wahala in 2018, came in at number three behind Ilebaye and Mercy Eke.
Adekunle Olopade, 28, was revealed by host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu as the third runner-up on Sunday.
Pere Egbi, 38, and Cross Okonkwo, 33, were named the fourth and fifth runners-up, respectively.
Portable In Police Net After 72-Hour Ultimatum
The police in Ogun State have arrested singer, Habeeb Okikiola, commonly called Portable after a 72-hour ultimatum given to him to honour police invitation.
In viral videos on Tuesday, the musician was seen raining curses on and rough-handling some policemen deployed to the recreational centre he owns in Ogun State.
Portable’s actions have since been condemned by the police authorities with the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, saying the artist exhibited irrational behaviour and hurled insults at police officers carrying out their legal duty.
However, after the expiration of the ultimatum for the singer to honour the invitation, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed that Portable has been arrested.
He told Journalists on Friday that the musician is at the State Headquarters of the police in Eleweran, Abeokuta.
The PPRO said as soon as the investigation is concluded, the artiste will be charged in court.
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