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Just In: Highlife Musician, Victor Olaiya Is Dead


Nigeian Highlife Musiciam, Victor Olaiya has been confirmed dead.

The news has tossed the Nigerian entertainment industry and music lovers into great grieving.

The veteran highlife musician, Victor Olaiya passed on at 89 precisely 12pm at LUTH hospital in Lagos state. 
The news was reported by Bimbo Esho through her Facebook page.



She wrote: “Breaking News !! 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.”

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