Breaking: High life legend, Dr Victor Olaiya, is dead.

Veteran highlife singer Victor Olaiya has died at the age of 89 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on wednesday afternoon.

A statement by his label, Evergreen Music Company, confirmed his death.

The Managing Director Bimbo Esho said: “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 find repose with his creator while wishing the family and entire music community the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”

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