Veteran highlife musician, Orlando Julius, has been reported dead at the age of 79.
His death was announced in the early hours of Friday.
The singer’s widow, Latoya, relayed the death announcement through music promoter, Bimbo Esho.
The ‘A dara’ singer was a Nigerian saxophonist, bandleader, and songwriter closely associated with afro-beat music.
The ‘Jagua Nana’ singer celebrated his 60 years on stage last year. Some of his albums are: Disco Hi-Life, Ololufe, Love, Peace & Happiness, dance Afro beat, super afro soul etc.
Julius was born in 1943. In 1957, he left for Ibadan to pursue a career as a musician after the death of his father.