Just In: Highlife Music Legend, Victor Olaiya Dies At 89


Veteran highlife music maestro Victor Olaiya is dead.

It was gathered that the revered musician passed on at exactly 12noon today, 12th of February 2020 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH).

The cause of his demise is yet to be known as at the time of filing this report.

He died at the age of 89.

A statement by his label, Evergreen Music Company, confirmed his death.

Its Managing Director Bimbo Esho said: “The entire music world wish to announce the death of a Legend of Highlife music, One of  the last man standing, the last of the original Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON..

“We pray that the soul of the Doyen of highlife music find repose with his creator while wishing the family and entire music community the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”

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