Nigeria, May 7 -- The late Nigerian highlife music legend, Victor Olaiya, has been buried in Lagos.

He was interred at the Vaults & Garden Cemetery, Ikoyi, on Thursday.

It was a private ceremony that was attended by selected family members and very few friends of the late music legend.

The late Olaiya was laid in state briefly in a hall for guests to pay their last respect before his internment in a brown shiny casket.

The guests wore face masks and also observed social distancing in line with Lagos State Government rules on curbing the spread of COVID-19.

The burial was also devoid of fanfare synonymous with the burial of music greats that had passed on in Nigeria.

It was a solemn ceremony that saw family members in attendance pay ...