Goodman Osarentin Uwaifo, son of the late legendary musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo, has revealed that his father died of Pneumonia.
Reacting to reports that his dad died of COVID-19 complications, Goodman speaking in the company of his sister, Mrs Evelyn Oghonmwen, said their father was rushed to Stella Obasanjo Hospital in suburban Benin on Friday and passed on at about 4pm.
“I want to use this opportunity to clear this misinformation. We have heard rumours going around that our father, Sir Victor Uwaifo died of COVID-19. It is not true.
“He died of pneumonia and not COVID-19. He was rushed to the hospital on Friday and passed on the following day on Saturday, August 28.
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“We did the necessary tests. He was treated for pneumonia,” Goodman told newsmen.