Nigerian musician Innocent Idibia also known as Tubaba has paid his respects to late high life legend Victor Olaiya after he passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
Tubaba took to his social media page to eulogise the late singer while describing him as a maestro, mentor and a legend.
Olaiya was signed to Hypertek Music by Tubaba towards the latter part of his career.
“Devastated by the news of the passing of Dr. Victor Olaiya – maestro, mentor, legend. Thanks for the beautiful music. Thanks for the inspiration. Blessed for the honour of sharing a mic and stage with you. Rest in peace baba.” Tubaba wrote.
Sir Victor Olaiya, one of Nigeria’s high life legends, reportedly died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, after a brief illness.
The late Olaiya was married and had many children including Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, who died in May 2017.
He was aged 89.