Legendary Nigerian singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo has died at the age of 80.
He is said to have died at home today, August 28, after a brief illness.
His son also took to Facebook to share the sad news.
He wrote: “Daddy whyyyyyyyyyy. Did you leave us now. Prof sir Victor UWAIFO has gone to rest. Black Saturday for me nooow. One week now after collaborating with me.”
The music icon was popular for tracks like “Joromi” and “Mami Water”. He was also a multi instrumentalist and a renowned virtual artist.
He served as Commissioner for Arts, Culture, and Tourism in Edo State between 2001 and 2003.