Highlife legend, Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya is dead.
He died on Wednesday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), according to a statement by Bimbo Esho, Managing Director of Evergreen Music Company Ltd.
She put the time of death at exactly 12noon.
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“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.”
Victor Olaiya turned 89 years on December 31st, 2019.