The National Vice Chairman of the PDP South-South Zone, Chief Dan Osi Orbih hosted Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo & friends yesterday at his Benin residence to mark the 80th birthday of the Edo Born music icon. Chief Dan Osi Orbih extol the virtues of the music icon and expresses the joy of listening to his melodious tracks, and took time to appreciate him for his service to humanity and the elderly role he has and still playing to this generation. The Host and the celebrant took to the stage and dance to his famous track “Joromi” while guests watched. Click on the link below yo watch the video
Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo (MON) is a Nigerian musician, writer, sculptor, and musical instrument inventor, University lecturer. A music legend, first Honorable Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Nigeria. He is the winner of the first gold disc in Africa (Joromi) released in 1965 and seven other gold discs in Guitar boy, Arabade, Ekassa series and Akwete music. He records under the name Victor Uwaifo and His TItibitis. He is recognized as the most educated performing music legend, musical instrument inventor, artist, worldwide with a B.A Honors (first class valedictorian), Masters degree and Ph.D in Architectural Sculpture, (University of Benin, Nigeria).
In his response Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo, appreciated his host Chief Dan Osi Orbih for taking out time to celebrate him on his 80th Birthday, he expresses his joy and happiness and thanked him and the guests who also came to felicitate with him in the house of his host in Benin City.