Highlife Legend Victor Olaiya Is Dead, died at the age of 89


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BREAKING: Highlife Legend, Victor Olaiya Is Dead, 89

Highlife Legend Victor Olaiya Is Dead

Highlife Legend Victor Olaiya Is Dead

A famous musician of the 80s, Dr. Victor Olaiya, has passed away according to information released by his record label.

Highlife legend, Dr. Victor Olaiya, is dead.
The musician 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 wishes 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 finds repose with his creator while wishing the family and entire music community the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”

Tuface Idibia reacts to the death of Veteran musician, Victor Olaiya

Nigerian Music legend, Tuface Idibia, has reacted to the death of the Veteran musician, Victor Olaiya.

We reported that Olaiya, who clocked 89 years on December 31, 2019, passed away at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Wednesday afternoon.

Bimbo Esho, Managing Director of Evergreen Music Company Ltd, confirmed his death in a statement on Wednesday.

Tuface, reacting, expressed sorrow over the death of Olaiya.

In a post on his verified Instagram page, the music legend who sang ‘Baby Mi Da’ with Olaiya in 2013 wrote: “Devastated by the news of your passing. Dr. Victor Olaiya – maestro, mentor, legend.

“Thanks for the beautiful music. Thanks for the inspiration. Blessed for the honor of sharing a mic and stage with you. Rest in peace, baba.”

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