Veteran recording artist, Victor Olaiya has reportedly died at the age of 89 at the Lagos Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
According to various reports, the legendary singer was confirmed dead on the 12th of February, 2020 by the managing director of Evergreen Music Company, Bimbo Esho via her Facebook page.
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“The Death of the Doyen of Highlife music in Nigeria 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.. This untimely incident happened at Luth hospital Lagos State at exactly 12noon today Wednesday 12th of February, 2020..
We pray that the Doyen of highlife music find repose with the creator while wishing the family and entire music community the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.. And to my name sake Abimbola Olaiya I will miss your contribution to HIGHLIFE MUSIC . Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya was 89 years of age on December 31st, 2019.. Announcer Bimbo Esho. Managing Director of Evergreen Music Company Ltd,” she wrote.
Although, the reason for his death has not been revealed, all of us at NaijaVibes sends our condolences to his family.
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