High Life Legend, Victor Olaiya, is Dead

Funsho Akinwale

Dr Victor Olaiya, the Nigerian high life legend, is dead.

Until his death, he was 89.

“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 finds repose with his creator while wishing the family and entire music community the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss,” Bimbo Esho, the label director said.

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