Obaseki immortalizes legendary musician Victor Uwaifo

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By Monday Ajogun

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has inaugurated Edo creative hub to immortalize late ‘guitar boy’, Prof. Victor Uwaifo.

Obaseki said the creative hub in Benin, that it would help Edo youths to harness their entertainment potentials.

According to him, tonight we are here to start a revolution in entertainment.

”Edo is about entertainment. Edo is about education. Edo is about helping those interested in entertainment achieve their aim.

“60 percent of Edo people are young. Our purpose is to open space for you.

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”Yesterday, we launched 30 years Edo development plan and the key components of the plan are education, technology and entertainment.

“I want to let you know tonight that your government will not abandon you again.

”We will not fail you again. We want to make home look like home for you. You won’t have reason to travel illegally again.

“So, we are launching this creative hub in honour of Victor Uwaifo, and for our youths to harness their entertainment potentials,” he said.

The highlight of the occasion was the Concert with the theme, ‘The Guitar Boy Lives On’.

It featured musical artists like John Ighodaro, popularly known as Johnny Drille, Aituaje Iruobe, known professionally as Waje. Some local artists thrilled fans earlier before the inauguration.