Highlife music doyen in Nigeria, Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya, is dead.
Aged 89, he was the owner of the popular Stadium Hotel in Surulere, Lagos.
Among his greatest hits are Omo Pupa and Mofe Mu Yan.
Widely known as the Evil Genius of highlife music, he spoke Yoruba and Igbo fluently and was decorated with the national honour of OON.
More details soon…
NB: One of our interviews with him – https://theyesng.com/2016/07/08/why-musicians-have-too-many-women-in-their-lives-music-great-victor-olaiya/