Buhari reacts to death of legendary musician, Victor Uwaifo



President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with family, friends and associates of legendary musician and multi-talented artiste, Sir Victor Uwaifo, who died on Saturday.

The president in a condolence message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja said the deceased left a legacy of successes in many areas of life, including academia and administration.

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He described the music legend as one who portrayed life through his music and lived for many.

“He was the winner of a gold disc in Africa for his song, “Joromi’’, released in 1965 at the age of 24.

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“The glory that Uwaifo brought to Nigeria through his international tours “and the active role he played in national development will always be remembered.

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“I pray for the soul of the departed musician, writer, sculptor, musical instrument inventor and university lecture and I believe the entire country, particularly the music industry, would sorely miss him,” the statement said.


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