Sir Victor Uwaifo | Tribune Online


THE demise of the iconic highlife maestro, Sir Victor Efosa Uwaifo, on August 28 certainly drew the curtains on an era of ebullience, energy and creativity in the Nigerian music and entertainment scene. Professor Victor Efosa Uwaifo was born in Benin City on March 1, 1941 and died there 80 years later. In those 80 years, Uwaifo straddled life’s labyrinth like a colossus with the bounteous bundle of talents he was blessed with. He become a variety of things, excelling in virtually all of them. After graduating in graphics from the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, in 1963, aged 22, Uwaifo had a brief stint at what is now known as the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), from where he…

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