Music legend, Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead.
He was 80 years old.
His son, Uwaifo Peter de Rock broke the news on his Facebook page.
According to report, he died after a brief illness.
The ‘Guitar boy’ as he was fondly called celebrated his 80th birthday in March.
Sir Victor Uwaifo is also the first professional musicians to be awarded with the National Merit Honours of Member of the Order of the Niger.
He was also the first Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Nigeria.