BREAKING: Highlife Legend, Victor Olaiya, Dies At 89

Nigerian highlife trumpeter and legend, Dr Victor Olaiya, has died at the age of 89.

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

The company’s Managing Director Bimbo Esho said: “The entire music world wishes to announce the death of a Legend of Highlife music, one of the last men 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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