Sunny Ade is A World Citizen, Says Isiaka Adeleke


Olaoluwakitan Babatunde

King Sunny Ade is a world citizen, who is a phenomenon that should be celebrated by all and sundry, so says Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke. This was stated in a press release issued yesterday by his media assistant, Olumide Lawal.

In a congratulatory message to mark 70th birthday of King Sunny Ade, Adeleke said: “He is a great achiever on his own right, who has been singularly lucky to enjoy God’s special grace and mercy, in his chosen field–The Juju Music. King Sunny Ade, is a likeable and loveable personality, even at the first sight. This is a special blessing in King Sunny Ade’s life.

Senator Adeleke, urged King Sunny Ade to continue to employ his charismatic disposition and music to give his best to humanity and promote the good and inexhaustible cultural qualities of our great country Nigeria, internationally.

At 70, Adeleke said, King Sunny Ade should re-dedicate the totality of his humble life, to serve Almighty God and the less-privileged in the society and ensure that the melody of his music continue sonorously.

He further said, King Sunny Ade is a rare talent to the Nigeria nation and all those, who are his fans, of which he, Adeleke is one.

Adeleke was of strong conviction, that King Sunny Ade is a quintessential statesman and role model to younger generations of musicians, majority of whom he mentored, advising King Sunny Ade, to continue to deploy his wealth of abundant wisdom to correct the ills of the society, through his evergreen music.

The first executive governor of Osun State, salute the tenacity of purpose, love for God, Humility, doggedness and perseverance, all of which, he said has put him in good stead over the years, despite the fact that he is a prince of Akure, who radiates elegance, royalty and majesty.