Close family members have announced the death of a former Lagos Local Government Chairman and Commissioner of Sports, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele. Adele, according to a reliable family source, passed away this morning at an Indian hospital around 6:am Nigeria time. The late politician who was fondly called 'Papa' was aged 60. He was very prominent in politics and sports administration of Lagos state and Nigeria as a whole. His remains, according to family sources, would soon be flown home for a befitting burial.
Adeniji-Adele, a former commissioner in Lagos State, was recently drawn in a media battle with Ogun State Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun on the issue of Apoje Farms. He is survived by wife, Tawakalitu and children.
May his soul rest in peace.