Nigerian ace musician, 2Face Idibia, aka, 2Baba has mourned the passing on of iconic highlife musician Pa Victor Olaiya.
The highlife music maestro died on February 12 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.
Reacting to his death on Instagram, 2Face Idibia stated that Pa Victor Olaiya’s death was devastating. @Baba described him as a maestro, mentor and legend. He expressed gratitude for having the privilege to share the stage with the late icon and wished him a peaceful repose.
Back in July 2013, 2Baba had a collabo with Pa Victor Olaiya to remix the song Baby Jo Wo and the remix went on to become a hit song.
Read 2Baba’s message below:
Devastated by the news of your passing. 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.
In the same vein, President Muhammadu also sent his condolences to the family of the Pa Victor Olaiya.