Highlife music legend Victor Abimbola Olaiya (likewise called Dr Victor Olaiya) has kicked the bucket.

The mainstream performer passed on around early afternoon on Wednesday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

His recordlabel, Evergreen Music Company Limited, broke the news in an announcement in Lagos.

“The whole music world wishes to report the demise of a living legend of highlife music, one of the straggling survivors, the remainder of the first Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya (OON),” the name’s supervisor, Bimbo Esho, composed on his Facebook page.