Veteran Nigerian singer, Dr Victor Olaiya, is dead. The music veteran passed on recently at an old age.

Bimbo Esho, Managing Director of Evergreen Music Company Ltd confirmed the demise of the music icon. Dr Victor Olaiya died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) at the age of 89.

“We pray that the soul of the Doyen of Highlife music finds repose with his creator while wishing the family and entire music community the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss”, said Esho.

Before his demise, Mr. Olaiya worked with 2Baba on the remix of his song ‘Baby Jowo‘.