The stepson of King Sunny Ade and the only surviving child of Princess ( Hon) Risikat Ajoke Adegeye, who died today, Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Mr. George Folami Olawande has opened up on how his mother died.
According to him, his mother had been indisposed just for a week and was already getting better when she called him from his Magodo Phase 2 Estate residence, around 3 am to her from Adonai Estate, Ikeja, residence.
“She told me to take her to her hospital on Victoria Island. We were on our way to the hospital when she told the driver to stop and that I should join her in the back seat.”
“We have not reached the hospital when she slumped beside me in the car around 4: am ”.
The nature of her sickness was just the usual sickness and she was getting better.
Hon. Risikat Ajoke Adegeye was a member of the 6th Legislative Assembly of the Lagos State House of Assembly ( 2007-2011), where she was the Chairman, Committee of House on Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
She was also twice appointed by Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, as a commissioner in the Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission. She resigned from the commission in 2019 to contest for the Amuwo-Odofin House of Representatives seat but lost.
Courtesy: National Pilot.