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Nigerians are in a state of panic as Joromi Sir Victor Uwaifo, a legendary singer and guitarist has reportedly died.

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On Saturday, one of his close acquaintances verified his death to ‘The Nation,’ which broke the terrible news to the rest of Nigeria.

The legendary guitarist who is known popularly as the Guitar boy celebrated his 80th birthday in March before he went on to join his ancestors over an alleged undisclosed sickness.

Uwaifo was the first professional musicians to be awarded with the National Merit Honours of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) during his prime.

He was also the first Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Nigeria.

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