5 facts about Sir Victor Uwaifo

Music legend, Sir Victor Uwaifo died on Saturday. His death was announced by his son, Peter de Rock Uwaifo on his Facebook page.

Below are some quick facts about the legendary musician:

1. Uwaifo celebrated his 80th birthday in March, 2021.

2. Uwaifo made history in Nigeria when he won the first Golden record in Nigeria for his song, Joromi in 1996.

3. He once served as a commissioner in Edo State.

4. Uwaifo was a Professor of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Benin.

5. Uwaifo was honoured with Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) in his lifetime.

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