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Edo govt to hold state burial for Victor Uwaifo

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The Edo State Authorities will arrange a state burial for late music maestro, Victor Uwaifo.

An announcement on Sunday by Chief of Workers to the Governor, Osaigbovo Iyoha, made the announcement.

Uwaifo, 80, died on August 28, 2021. He was an instrumentalist, arts trainer and tradition ambassador.

Iyoha stated the federal government is firming up preparations with the household of the deceased.

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“The Governor has authorized a state burial for an illustrious and dearly beloved Edo music icon, Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo.

“Preparations are in prime gear and we are going to disclose extra particulars of the burial along with the household”, he famous.

The ‘Guitar Boy’ was Nigeria’s first Commissioner for Arts, Tradition and Tourism.

Uwaifo obtained a Ph.D in Architectural Sculpture on the College of Benin (UNIBEN) and lectured on the establishment’s Division of Superb and Utilized Artwork.

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