Highlife musician, Victor Uwaifo dies at 80
He died on Sunday in Benin, Edo state.
The iconic musician was 80.
The deceased was a Professor of Visual Arts at the University of Benin.
Sir Victor Uwaifo whose tracks “Joromi” and “Mammy Water” were hits till his demise, was a multi- instrumentalist and a renowned virtual artist.
One of his children, Uwaifo Peter de Rock, broke the news of the demise of his father.
“Daddy. Why did you leave us now. Prof sir Victor UWAIFO has gone to rest. Black Saturday for me now,” the young Uwaifo wrote with 34 sad emoji.
The legendary musicologist served as Commissioner for Arts and Culture during the administration of Governor Lucky Igbinedion.
Sir Uwaifo played the guitar with dexterity and he is known for his dancing steps.