Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo (M.O.N) born in Benin metropolis , Edo state, Nigeria at the 1st of March 1941 died at the age of eighty.
He his popularly recognized by using his stage name “Guitar Boy”.
certainly one of his kids, Uwaifo Peter de Rock, broke the news of the death of the professor of visible Arts, university of Benin (UNIBEN), on his facebook page, on Saturday night.
even as Peter did not disclose the reasonof the death of his late father, he however, expressed suffering in thepassing of the music celebrity.
“Daddy whyyyyyyyyyy. Did you depart us now Prof sir Victor UWAIFO has long gone to relaxation. Black Saturday for me nooow,“ the young Uwaifo wrote with 34 unhappy emoji, organized in pair of 17 lines.
“One week now after taking part with me,” the distraught Peter added.
he’s identified as the maximumknowledgeable acting music legend, he his also a creator, sculptor, musical instrument inventor, A college lecturer in the branch of fine and applied Arts at theuniversity of Benin, Benin city.
mythical singer and guitarist, Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead.
A near source to the family showed this to The state on Saturday.
The supply said he died after a shortcontamination.
The ‘Guitar boy’ as he was fondly referred to as celebrated his eightieth birthday in March.
Uwaifo is likewise the first professionalmusicians to be provided with the country wide advantage Honours of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON).
He was additionally the primaryCommissioner for humanities, cultureand Tourism in Nigeria.
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