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Legendary singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo dies at 80

by Meso Ejiofor
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Oyogist.com has learned that Legendary Nigerian singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo has died at the age of 80.

It was gathered that the Singer passed away at home on Saturday, August 28, after a brief illness.

His son also took to Facebook to share the sad news.

He wrote:

“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.”

The music icon was popular for tracks like “Joromi” and “Mami Water”.

Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo was a Nigerian musician, writer, sculptor, and musical instrument inventor, University lecturer, music legend, and the first Honorable Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Nigeria.

He served as Commissioner for Arts, Culture, and Tourism in Edo State between 2001 and 2003.

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