The Nigerian Legendary singer has died at age of 80.
According to The Nation, the music legend died on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
A source closed to the family said he passed away after a brief illness.
He was the winner of the first gold disc in Africa (Joromi) released in 1965 and seven other gold discs in Guitar boy, Arabede, Ekassa series and Akwete music.
He is recognized as the most educated performing music legend, musical instrument inventor, artist, worldwide with a B.A Honors (First class valedictorian), Masters degree and PhD in Architectural sculpture, (University of Benin, Nigeria).
Untill his death, he was a professor at the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Benin, Benin-city, Nigeria.
Uwaifo was one time Honorable Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism In Edo State.
May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.