Legendary musician Sir Victor Uwaifo is late
Uwaifo is regarded as the most well-educated musician in this region.
Sir Victor Uwaifo, a great Nigerian vocalist, died at the age of 80.
The music superstar died on Saturday, August 28, 2021, according to The Nation.
He passed away following a brief illness, according to a family source.
He won the first gold disc in Africa (Joromi) in 1965, as well as seven more gold discs in the Guitar Boy, Arabade, Ekassa series, and Akwete music categories.
Victor Uwaifo and His TItibitis was his stage name.
With a B.A. Honours (first-class valedictorian), Masters degree, and PhD in Architectural Sculpture, he is widely regarded as the most educated performing music legend, musical instrument creator, and artist in the world (University of Benin, Nigeria)
He was a professor at the University of Benin’s Department of Fine and Applied Arts in Benin City until his death.
Uwaifo was a former Edo State Honorary Commissioner for Arts, Culture, and Tourism.
May the lovely soul of his gentle soul rest in peace.
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