Nigerian Veteran Artist Victor Olaiya Passes On At Age 89

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Nigerian Veteran Artist Victor Olaiya Passes On At Age 89


Nigerian Veteran recording artist, Victor Olaiya has has been confirmed dead on the 12th February 2020 (age of 89) at the Lagos Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
According to reports, the legendary singer was confirmed dead by the managing director of Evergreen Music Company, Bimbo Esho via her Facebook page.

The cause of this great legends death is yet to be made known to the public.

The managing director of Evergreen Music Company on her page via Facebook stated that he died on Wednesday the 12th of February at Lagos Teaching Hospital (LUTH), and emphasized deeply his impact in the music industry and how all that would be missed.

In Her Words:

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,”


What A Loss!!! His works will continue to be a reminder of how great he was, Rest On Sir.


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