Highlife legend in Nigeria, Sir Victor Abimbola Olaiya, dies at 89.
He died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital at exactly 12noon on Wednesday 12th February 2020 at the age of 89. The popular musician hail from Ijesa-Isu Ekiti in Ekiti State.
The governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with the family of the doyen of Highlife Music Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya. Dr. Fayemi saying Ekiti State and Nigeria have lost a global music icon with the passage of Dr. Victor Olaiya, who was one of the foremost musicians in the country.
The Governor described the Ijesa-Isu Ekiti born Dr. Olaiya as “Ekiti’s precious and priceless gift to the whole world”