Breaking: Former Lagos Commissioner Adeniji-Adele Passes On At 60

Former Commissioner of Sports, in Lagos State and Lagos Island Local Government Chairman, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele is dead.


He died at the age of 60. Adeniji-Adele, according to his son, Hon, Sultan Adeniji Adele, who confirmed the death, said his father passed on at about 6:00am Nigerian time in an Indian hospital today.

Sultan message read: “Good morning every one, My dad Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele this morning passed on in India, may almighty Allah grant him Aljanah fidau. Hon. Sultan Adeniji-Adele.”

Adele, fondly called Papa is a Prince of Lagos and was very prominent in the politics and sports administration in the state and Nigeria.

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He also served as a deputy gubernatorial candidate under the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, political platform before joining the All Progressives Congress, APC.

His remains according to family sources would soon be flown home for a befitting burial. Adeniji-Adele is survived by wife, Tawakalitu and children.

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