Sir Victor Uwaifo , Nigerian legendary singer, has died at the age of 80 after a brief illness on Saturday, August 28, 2021. According to a source close to the family said the musician passed away after a brief illness. waifo recorded under the name Victor Uwaifo and His TItibitis.
Victor was the winner of the first gold disc in Africa (Joromi) released in 1965 with seven other gold discs in Arabade, Ekassa series, Guitar boy, and Akwete music.
He is recognized as the most educated performing music legend, artist, musical instrument inventor, bagged a B.A Honors (first-class valedictorian), Masters degree and Ph.D. in Architectural Sculpture, (University of Benin, Nigeria).
Until his demise, he was a professor at the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Benin, Benin – City, Nigeria and he was also a one time Commissioner of Arts, Culture and Tourism in Edo state.
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