Legendary Nigerian highlife musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo died on Saturday at the age of 80 in Benin City.

One of his children, Uwaifo Peter de Rock, broke the news of the demise of the Professor of Visual Arts at the University of Benin on his social media page on Saturday evening.

While Peter did not disclose the cause of the death of his late father, he nevertheless, expressed anguish at the passing of the music star.

“Daddy. Why Did you leave us now. Prof Sir Victor UWAIFO has gone to rest. Black Saturday for me now”, he said.

The ‘Guitar Boy’ as he was fondly called by many, celebrated his 80th birthday in March.

Sir Victor Uwaifo played the guitar with dexterity and he is known for his amazing dance steps.

Details of his death were still unknown as at the time of filing this report.