A Nigerian veteran musician, Ebenezer Obey, on Wednesday, mourned late highlife new music legend, Victor Olaiya.
Obey stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
He stated the new music legend lived a everyday living worthy of emulation.
The ‘Baby Jowo’ crooner died at the age of 89, soon after a transient disease on Wednesday afternoon at the Lagos College Educating Clinic (LUTH).
Obey explained Olaiya as a very good chief who created a significant contribution to the development of Nigerian and African enjoyment field and laid fantastic examples to be emulated.
He urged the youthful musicians to emulate late Olaiya to make exceptional progress in the industry.
In accordance to him, late Olaiya remained centered, hardworking and committed to his vocation.
“Nigeria has misplaced a single of the African fathers of highlife songs he has contributed his quota to the enhancement of the leisure market and I pray his soul rests in peace and God comforts his loved ones.
“Olaiya was a really severe-minded individual who projected the highlife songs all through the complete earth.
“He is indeed a man to emulate. He later on diverted to do company and he was a productive businessman also,” Obey stated
Olaiya retired from his musical vocation in 2017 and experienced some hit tracks like: “Omopupa” “Jemila”, “Pambotoriboto” among the other people