Sir Victor Uwaifo, prominent highlife Musician, is dead.
According to Uwaifo Peter de Rock, one of his nephews, the musician died on Saturday.
“Daddy. Why Did you leave us now. Prof sir Victor UWAIFO has gone to rest. Black Saturday for me now,” he wrote on Facebook.
Details of his death were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report.
A Professor of Visual Arts at the University of Benin, Uwaifo’s “Joromi” and “Mammy Water” are part of his evergreen hits in Nigeria and beyond.
The deceased once served Commissioner for Arts and Culture in Edo.