FAMILY AND FRIENDS HOLD PRIVATE BURIAL FOR HIGHLIFE LEGEND, VICTOR OLAIYA(OON)
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Legendary Highlife Musician, Dr Victor Olaiya, OON, has been buried today.
He was fondly described as the last of the origin, the evil genius of highlife music whose demise occured on the 12th of February 2020 at 89 years.
Due to the conoravirus pandemic and the order of the Federal government on social gathering the burial event was officiated online with few family members and friends in attendance.
Dr Victor Ola who was born on December 31, 1930 in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, began his musical career at a young age and garnered accolades both home and abroad.
His musical prowess earned him one of Nigeria’s prestigious national honour, the Officer of the Order of the Niger, OON.
He is survived by wives, children and grandchildren.
By Abiola PETERS