Victor Uwaifo Biography, Death: 10 Things You Should know About Legendary Nigerian Singer

Victor Uwaifo

, Death, All you should know about him

Legendary singer and guitarist, Sir dies, He died on Saturday at 80.


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The news of his death was confirmed by  a close source to the family confirmed

The source said he died after a brief illness.


On Saturday evening, his nephew, Uwaifo Peter The Rock, announced it on his verified Facebook page.

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According to the source, he died after a brief illness.

Victor Uwaifo Biography

Here are ten interesting facts about Sir Victor Uwaifo:

  1. Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo (MON) was born in Benin City, Edo State, on March 1, 1941.

  2. From 1957 to 1961, he attended Western Boys’ High School in Benin and St Gregory’s College in Lagos for his secondary school education.

  3. He was 22 years old when he graduated from Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, where he studied graphics.

  4. He received a bachelor’s degree with honours from the University of Benin at the age of 54 (Valedictorian) and a master’s degree from the University of Benin in 1997 at the age of 56, where he majored in sculpture and studied fine and applied arts.

  5. He was a University lecturer as well as a musician, writer, sculptor, and inventor of musical instruments.

  6. He was Nigeria’s first Commissioner for Arts, Culture, and Tourism.

  7. He won the first gold disc in Africa (Joromi) in 1965, as well as seven more gold discs in the Guitar Boy, Arabade, Ekassa series, and Akwete music categories.Victor Uwaifo Biography

  8. With a B. A Honors (first-class valedictorian), Master’s degree, and PhD in Architectural Sculpture, he was recognised as the most educated performing music legend, musical instrument inventor, and artist in the world (University of Benin, Nigeria)

  9. He began playing the guitar at the age of 12 and grew up listening to records of Spanish and Latin American music.

  10. He is widely regarded as the world’s most educated performing music legend, musical instrument inventor, and artist. At the age of 77, he received a PhD in Architectural Sculpture from the University of Benin in Nigeria.

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He died on Saturday at the age of 80 years.

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