Edo Government to Organize State Burial for Music Legend

images 41 Edo Government to Organize State Burial for Music Legend

Edo State Government, Monday, said it was planning to organise a befitting state burial for one of its illustrious sons, the late music maestro, Sir Victor Uwaifo, who died on August 28, 2021.

In a statement, Osaigbovo Iyoha, Chief of Staff (CoS) to Governor Godwin Obaseki, said the government was perfecting arrangements with the family of the late Victor Uwaifo to ensure a successful state burial for the music icon.

Uwaifo died at the age of 80, having led a blistering career as a musician, artist and art teacher, elevating the culture, experience and sound of Edo people to the global audience.

Obaseki, who approved a state burial for Victor Uwaifo, said: “The Edo State Government is working with the Uwaifo family 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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