Legendary highlife musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo died today at the age of 80 in Benin.

The music icon whose tracks “Joromi” and “Mammy Water” were hits till his demise, was a multi instrumentalist and a renowned virtual artist.

Veteran singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo, dies at 80

One of his children, Uwaifo Peter de Rock, broke the news of the demise of the Professor of Visual Arts at the University of Benin on his social media page on Saturday evening.

While Peter did not disclose the cause of the death of his late father, he nevertheless, expressed anguish at the passing of the music star.

“Daddy. Why Did you leave us now. Prof sir Victor UWAIFO has gone to rest. Black Saturday for me now”, the young Uwaifo wrote with 34 sad emoji.



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