Edo State Governor ,Godwin Obaseki has celebrated legendary musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo on his 80th birthday.

In a personal congratulatory message in Monday, the Governor described him as a gift to Edo State and a source of inspiration to the youths.

” I congratulate our own music maestro, Sir Victor Uwaifo, on this auspicious occasion of his 80th birthday celebration.

” A multi-talented artist, he remains one of Africa’s biggest music exports. Sir Victor Uwaifo is a special gift to all of us in Edo State and beyond. He has been a source of inspiration and strength to our youths, who are in constant search for light-bearing role models.

” Through his great works in music, academia, and the Arts, Sir Uwaifo has continued to carve a niche for himself, contributing significantly to nation-building.

“I wish him more years in good health.” he concluded.