Obaseki approves state burial for Sir Victor Uwaifo

This was contained in a statement by the Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Osaigbovo Iyoha.
Obaseki approves state burial for Sir Victor Uwaifo
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The Edo State Government has approved a state burial for veteran musician, academic and Nigeria's first Honorable Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Sir Victor Uwaifo.

WuzupNigeria reported that the Edo-state-born sculptor and writer died on August 28 at the age of 80.

This was contained in a statement by the Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Osaigbovo Iyoha.

The statement reads in part, “The Governor has approved a state burial for an illustrious and dearly beloved Edo music icon, Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo.

“The Edo State Government is working closely with the family of Prof. Uwaifo to ensure a seamless state burial.

“Arrangements are in top gear and we will disclose more details of the burial in conjunction with the family.”

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