EPITOME OF GOOD MUSIC IS GONE

Legendary singer Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead

Uwaifo is recorded as the most educated musician from this part of the world.

Nigeria's Living Legend: Sir (Prof.) Victor Uwaifo, A Musical Virtuoso,  Cultural Reformer, Artist, & Scholar - Pegasus Reporters

He was the winner of the first gold disc in Africa (Joromi) released in 1965 and seven other gold discs in Guitar boyArabadeEkassa series and Akwete music.

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Nigerian legendary singer Sir Victor Uwaifo has died at the age of 80.

Victor Uwaifo was born on March 1, 1941, in Benin City.

He attended Western Boys High School in his hometown and later, St Gregory’s College, Lagos.

According to our sources, the music legend died on Saturday, August 28, 2021.

A source close to the family says he passed away after a brief illness.

The Death of the Highlife king known for his songs, ‘Guitar Boy’, ‘Mamiwater’ and ‘Joromi’, was confirmed by his son, Peter Uwaifo in a Facebook post.

“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 wrote.

He however did not give much detail about the cause of his father’s death.

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