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Veteran Singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo Dies At 80 After A Brief Illness

Veteran Singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo Dies At 80 After A Brief Illness

Veteran Singer Sir Victor Uwaifo Dies At 80 After A Brief Illness

Veteran Singer Sir Victor Uwaifo Dies At 80 After A Brief Illness

A Nigerian Legendary singer, musician and professor Sir Victor Uwaifo, is dead.
The Joromi crooner passed on at the age of 80 after a brief illness.

A son to the late legendary singer, Uwaifo Peter de Rock, broke the news on his Facebook page, on Saturday evening.

Legendary Singer, Victor Uwaifo Is Dead !!!

“Daddy whyyyyyyyyyy did you leave us now? Prof Sir Victor UWAIFO has gone to rest. Black Saturday for me nooow… One week now after collaborating with me,” he lamented.

However, Victor Uwaifo was the first professional musician to be awarded the National Merit Honours of Member of the Order of the Niger.

The ‘Guitar boy’ as he was fondly called celebrated his 80th birthday in March.

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He was also the first Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Nigeria in the Edo State Government, during the administration of former Governor Adams Oshiomhole.

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Also, a professor of Visual Arts at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), details of his death were unknown at the time of filing this report.

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