Sir Victor ‘Guitar Boy’ Uwaifo Dies At 80

Legendary singer and guitarist, Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead.

A close source to the family confirmed this to newsmen on Saturday.

The source said the ‘Joromi Crooner’ is aged 80 died during a brief illness.

The ‘Guitar boy’ as he was fondly called celebrated his 80th birthday in March.

Sir Uwaifo is also 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.

Culled From The Nation

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