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Highlife singer, Victor Uwaifo dies after a brief illness

The Nigerian entertainment industry has witnessed couple of deaths of it's practitioners in recent times and it has been hit once again as highlife singer, Victor Uwaifo passes away.

Popularly known as guitar boy for his dexterity with the musical instrument, Uwaifo died on Saturday, August 28. His death was announced by his son Uwaifo Peter via his Facebook page.

Announcing the death of his father, Peter wrote: "daddy why did you leave us now. Sir Victor Uwaifo has gone to rest, black Saturday for me now.

The late musician celebrated his 80th birthday on March 1, 2021. Uwaifo, who released hits after hits in fast tempo highlife was said to have died after a brief illness. The late Uwaifo is the first practising musician to be given the National merits honours of Member of the order of Niger (MON).

The singer also served as a commissioner for arts, culture and tourism in the country, he was the first person to hold that post.

He's gone but will forever be in our hearts. Follow me for more celebrity news, football news and many others.

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