The legendary singer, died today at the age of 80.
A close family member disclosed this, said he died after a brief illness.
Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo lived from March 1941 – 28 August 2021. He 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 was the winner of the first gold disc in Africa (Joromi) released in 1965 and seven other gold discs in Guitar boy, Arabade, Ekassa series and Akwete music. He recorded under the name Victor Uwaifo and His TItibitis. He was recognized as the most educated performing music legend, musical instrument inventor, and artist worldwide with a B.A Honors (first class valedictorian), Masters degree and Ph.D in Architectural Sculpture ((Thesis: A reinvention of Benin Royal Ancestral Pieces, University of Benin, Nigeria)
His hobbies included swimming, bodybuilding, gaming, reading and writing. He was a Christian and married with children.