PMAN mourns legendary musician, Victor Olaiya


The Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN) on Thursday described the late musician, Victor Olaiya, who died on Wednesday as one of Nigeria’s greatest men influence.
The PMAN President, Mr Obi Casmire, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the death of the music legend was painful.
NAN reports that Olaiya, a former President of Nigeria Union of Musicians, was born Dec. 31, 1930 in Calabar. He hailed from Ijesha-Isun, Ekiti.
He died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital following an ill-health at age 89.
“We are indeed pained over the death of Dr Olaiya which occurred yesterday afternoon, it is a sad news that has left the PMAN family in mourning.
“A generation of great Nigerian music legends have finally taken a bow. Dr Olaiya was in every way one of Nigeria’s greatest men whose influence on Nigerian music and musicians was immeasurable.

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