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Entertainment of Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Source: MyNigeria

BREAKING: Veteran singer Victor Olaiya is dead

*BREAKING: Veteran singer Victor Olaiya is dead*

Veteran highlife musician, Victor Olaiya has been announced dead at the age of 89 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

News of his death was announced via a statement issued by Bimbo Esho, the Managing Director of Evergreen Music Company Ltd.

It reads: "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 finds 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".