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Highlife singer Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead, son announces
By on August 28th, 2021. entertainment

The Nigerian entertainment industry has witnessed a couple of death of its practitioners in recent times and it has been hit once again as veteran highlife singer, Professor Sir Victor Uwafo 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 De Rock via his Facebook page.

Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead
Breaking: Veteran singer Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead, son announces his passing. Photo: Uwaifo Peter De rock, Femi Ajibode Source: Facebook

Announcing the death of his father, Peter wrote:

“Daddy whyyyyyyyyyy. Did you leave us now. Prof Sir Victor UWAIFO has gone to rest. Black Saturday for me now. One week now after collaborating with me”

The late musician celebrated his 80th birthday on March 1, 2021.


Uwaifo, who released hits after hits in fast tempo highlife music was said to have died after a brief illness.

The late Uwaifo is the first practising musician to be given the national merit honours of Member of the Order of the 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.

Among his popular songs were Guitar Boy, Joromi, among others.

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