By Olasunkanmi Akoni
Former Lagos Island Local Government Chairman and Commissioner of Sports, in Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele is dead. He was aged 60 years.
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.
He also served as a deputy gubernatorial candidate under the Peoples 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, he is survived by wife, Tawakalitu and children.