Showing posts with label Sunny. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sunny. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Sunny Ade's guitarist sentenced to 3yrs in prison for drug trafficking

King Sunny Ade's ex-guitarist, Fatoke Abiodun, was yesterday May 14th sentenced to three years imprisonment at a Federal High Court in Lagos for drug trafficking.

The 62 year old veteran guitarist was arrested on Tuesday January 1st 2013 with 1.575kg of cocaine while trying to board an Air France flight to Italy at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The drug was discovered in the false bottom of his luggage during the screening of passengers to Italy. Fakoke pled guilty to one count of unlawful exportation of cocaine.

He played for King Sunny Ade for 30 years before he was unceremoniously retired in 2007.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Music icon King Sunny Ade's wife back in Lagos House of Assembly

One of the wives of music icon King Sunny Ade, Hon Risikat Ajoke Adeniyi Adegeye is back in the Lagos House of Assembly, not as a lawmaker, but as one of commissioners representing Badagry in the newly constituted Lagos House of Assembly Service Commission.  Mrs Adegeye was a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly from 2007-2011, representing Amuwo Odofin area of the State.


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