Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has described the death legendary musician, Prof Sir Victor Uwaifo as shocking to the state, Nigeria and the globe.
In his condolence message Obaseki held that Uwaifo will be missed by his immediate family and the Edo State people for his array of music talent.
According to the governor in verified facebook page, “I received the news of the loss of legendary musician and art teacher, Prof. Victor Uwaifo, with shock and sadness.
He was talented, phenomenal and an illustrious son of Edo State who wowed the world with his array of skills, notably his music talent.
An all-round artist; Prof. Uwaifo was an enigma who made music for all, bringing the contemporary Benin culture to the world stage and providing vicarious experience of the peculiarities of our art and culture to a global audience.
I pray that God will grant the Uwaifo family, friends, associates and well-wishers the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.