The former Sports Commissioner who served under Babatunde Fashola between 2007 and 2011 and Chairman, Lagos Island Local Government, Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele, is dead.
He died early Thursday morning in an Indian hospital. 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.
Sultan statement 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.”
A Prince of Lagos, Adeniyi-Adele 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), before he joined 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.