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Legendary singer Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead



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

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

Legendary singer Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead

Legendary singer Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead

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

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.

He recorded under the name Victor Uwaifo and His TItibitis.

He is recognized as the most educated performing music legend, musical instrument inventor, artist, worldwide with a B.A Honors (first-class valedictorian), Masters degree, and Ph.D. in Architectural Sculpture, ( of Benin, Nigeria).

Until his death, he was a professor at the Department of Fine and Applied Arts of Benin, Benin – City.

Uwaifo was a one-time Honorable Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Edo state.

May his gentle soul rest in peace.


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