Sir Victor Uwaifo, the legendary Nigerian singer and guitarist, has died, according to intimate family sources.
After a brief illness, Victor Uwaifo passed away.
In March, the singer celebrated his 80th birthday with friends and family who gathered to toast his new age.
The first professional musician to be given the National Merit Honors of Member of the Order of the Niger was known as “Guitar Boy” (MON).
Uwaifo also served as Nigeria’s first Commissioner for Arts, Culture, and Tourism.
More information will be released soon.