The body of former artiste and repertoire manager at Zylofon Media, Willi Roi was interned yesterday 30th March, 2019.
But conspicuously missing at the Valco Employees Recreational Arena (VERA) at community 4, was one person he respected so much; Shatta Wale.
However, Shatta Wale has explained that Willi Roi would perfectly understand that the work had to go on. He stated that he had to prepare for the 3Music Awards. He explained that at the time of the funeral, he had to go for rehearsals towards his performance at the event grounds. “Willi Roi being a good man would want me to be where I am supposed to be in my career”.
To how people would take his absence, Shatta Wale said “God knows my heart that I really respected Willi Roi even until his last day”.
He even made reference to Terry Bonchaka, that he was also one person that supported his career very much but he was not able to make it to his funeral. However, he makes time every year to visit his grave side to pay his respects.
Shatta Wale agreed that people may say what they feel. But at the right time, he will visit Willi Roi’s grave side and pay his respects to him.
“Willi Roi calls me King, he knows how a king moves, and if today he is no more, he understands that if I was free I would have been there but since this awards is an award for me to take for him and surely I’m going to dedicate the topmost award to him by God’s grace if I get it and make sure that his soul rests in peace, so people can talk but I know Willi Roi is still in my heart”, Shatta stated.
Willi Roi died in the early hours of 10th February, 2019 at his residence at the Royal Reichester Hotel, East Legon.