President Muhammadu Buhari mourns late Victor Uwaifo.

Written by on August 29, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in mournful mood over the death of legendary highlife musician, Victor Uwaifo, stating that the “Guitar Boy” crooner brought glory to Nigeria.

The President made this known in a statement by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

Uwaifo died at the age of 80 in Benin on Saturday 28 August 2021.

The President noted the glory that Sir Uwaifo brought to Nigeria through his international tours, and the active role he played in national development, returning to school to get a first degree at age 54 with first class honours, masters degree at 56, and a doctorate at 77.

Buhari while praying for the soul of the departed musician, writer, sculptor, musical instrument inventor and university lecturer, said that the entire country, particularly the music industry, will sorely miss him.

Credit: Punch

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