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Entertainment of Sunday, 31 March 2019

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Willi Roi laid to rest

The final funeral rites of the late Repertoire and Artiste Manager at Zylofon Media, Willi Roi was held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Valco Employees Recreational Arena (VERA), Community 4, Tema.

The ceremony started with a solemn burial service that was witnessed by family, friends, musicians, Zylofon staff and sympathizers who had gathered at the venue.

Notable among them were officials of the Ghana Music Right Owners (GHAMRO) led by its chairman Rex Omar; Charles Amoah, Oheneba Kissi, King Ayisoba, Daddy Bosco, among others.

After the service, the body was taken to the cemetery to be interred, after which mourners returned for the funeral.

Many musical legends who were present performed and shared their fondest memories of the deceased.

They included AB Crentsil, Bessa Simons, Smart Nkansah, Paa Solo, Oheneba Kissi, Yaw Lobito, Dadda Hafco, Dela Hayes, Dada KD and Kaakyire Kwame Appiah.

Willi Roi, a renowned music producer and artiste manager, who also played a vital role in establishing Zylofon Arts Club died in his apartment at Royal Richester Hotel at East Legon on Sunday, February 10, 2019.