- Veteran musician, King Sunny Ade, has been thrown into a sudden state of mourning following the death of one of his wives
- The musician's wife, Risikat Adegeye, passed away during the early hours of Tuesday, September 21
- Condolence messages have poured in for the respected musician who is just a few hours away from marking his 75th birthday
It is indeed a sad and trying time for the family of veteran Nigerian musician, King Sunny Ade, who has just lost one of his wives, Risikat Ajoke Adegeye.
Late Ajoke was also a former chairmanship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Amuwo Odofin local government area.
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Another media, Vanguard, also reports that the musician’s wife had allegedly battled with cancer over the years before she finally succumbed to death after a brief illness.
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Ajoke’s death comes just a day before King Sunny Ade is expected to celebrate his 75th birthday.
Condolence messages pour in
As expected, the news has been received with worry and concern on behalf of the musician. Fans have flooded the online community with condolence messages.
Legit.ng gathered some below:
"Is today not KSA birthday? May her soul rest in peace."
"May her soul rest in peace."
"Rest in peace ma."
habike_omo_daddy soul rest in perfect peace Amin."
"Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un."
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Some weeks ago, Legit.ng reported that King Sunny Ade was among those who graced Toyin Abraham’s birthday party and movie premiere event.
After the night’s fun activities, a grateful Toyin gave a vote of thanks to the audience and specially appreciated the 74-year-old veteran.
Toyin offered heartfelt prayers for KSA for honouring her with his presence and even accepting lesser than he charges for events.