Veteran singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo, dies at 80

Fondly called 'Guitar Boy', Uwaifo was the first professional musicians to be awarded with the National Merit Honours of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON).
Veteran singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo, dies at 80
Sir, Victor Uwaifo

Iconic singer and guitarist, Sir Victor Uwaifo, has passed away at the age of 80.

The Nation, quoting a close family source, reported that the legendary singer died after a brief illness.

Fondly called 'Guitar Boy', Uwaifo was the first professional musicians to be awarded with the National Merit Honours of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON).

He was also the first Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Nigeria.

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