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Edo Government Set To Hold State Burial For Late Victor Uwaifo

Edo Government Set To Hold State Burial For Late Victor Uwaifo


Edo State Government has said that it would organise a state burial for the late legendary musician, Sir  Victor Uwaifo, who passed away last month.

In a statement by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Osaigbovo Iyoha, he said the government was firming up arrangements with the family of the late music legend to ensure a successful state burial.

Really that Sir Uwaifo died on 28th August 2021, aged 80 years. He led an illustrious career as a musician, artist, and teacher, taking the culture, experiences, and sound of Nigeria to a global audience.

According to Iyoha, “The governor has approved a state burial for an illustrious and dearly beloved Edo music icon, Sir Uwaifo.

“The Edo State Government is working closely with the family of Uwaifo to ensure a seamless state burial.

“Arrangements are in top gear and we will disclose more details of the burial in conjunction with the family.”

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