For decades, Oliver straddled the Jamaican business community like a colossus. … He may very well be lionised for the monumental role he played in moving The Gleaner Company into one of the most powerful newspapers in the English-speaking Caribbean … .

    For those who knew him, Oliver was more than a media giant. His role in shaping the development of the nation as a leader of the local private sector can never be discounted.

    – Andrew Holness, Prime Minister