Sunday, July 7, marks precisely five a long time due to the fact Hiplife artiste, Castro, and his feminine mate, Janet Bandu, went missing throughout a jet ski cruise at the Ada Estuary in 2014.
Because their disappearance, a great selection of folks, such as Castro’s musician pals, have expressed their certainty that he is alive and will return sometime.
Now, as his grieving family members and close good friends prepare to mark a different calendar year of his absence, a musician named Yawkoi, who claims to be a childhood mate of Castro (serious identify Theophilus Tagoe) states the award-profitable artiste is alive and will return this 12 months.
Yawkoi, previously acknowledged as Lord K, stormed the offices of Graphic Showbiz final Monday to give a new twist to the endless puzzle about the whereabouts of Castro, professing he was in touch with the Toffee hitmaker who, in a telephone conversation, asked him (Yawkoi) to inform Ghanaians he would be back again by the conclude of the yr to decide on up from where by he remaining off.
“Castro will appear back this year, he advised me that when he referred to as me to notify Ghanaians that they will see him. I have spoken to him two times and just about every time, he named with a private line.
“The initially time I been given a call from a private selection and the man or woman launched himself as Castro, I brushed it off and didn’t spend any notice to the person but as a person who has always thought that my mate is alive, I realised it was a hasty determination I took,” revealed Yawkoi.
“Luckily, I got yet another call from the non-public number once more and this time, I resolved to be far more inquisitive so I started off inquiring relevant queries and lo and behold, it was my lost buddy Castro. From his responses, I was convinced and he told me to allow Ghanaians know that he is alive and would be back again this calendar year,” he added.
Immediately after being persuaded that it was Castro he spoke with, Yawkoi claimed he was so delighted and thankful to God that he gave a testimony in his church, Blood of Fireplace Ministries at Adenta.
And to emphasise that Castro was alive, Yawkoi claimed he realized of a few other massive artistes who have been in contact with their lacking compatriot.
“As I’m conversing to you now, three massive artistes in this country know that Castro is alive simply because when I spoke with him, he confirmed he was in the studio recording his upcoming album featuring these artistes.
Explaining their relationship, Yawkoi advised Showbiz that Castro lodged at his location at Adenta Housing Down in Accra when he to start with arrived to Accra from Takoradi to commence his songs career.
He pointed out artistes, which includes Nhyiraba Kojo, Tinny, Buk Bak and Paa Kwesi of Dobble, who realized him as a near pal of Castro. When Showbiz contacted Nhyiraba Kojo and Paa Kwasi, they both equally verified they realized a single Lord K back again in the day.
Yawkoi was unequivocal in his perception that Castro was alive. “Just two months in the past, a different buddy of ours in Takoradi termed Also A lot, who is the producer of the Junka City collection, also posted on his social media site that Castro was alive. I simply cannot notify if he is calling his previous buddies but I have by no means believed he is useless.
“I’m expressing this due to the fact the sea dislikes filth and at any time anyone drowns, it usually takes not additional than 3 times for the entire body to be washed ashore so when we didn’t see Castro’s body even immediately after the pouring of libation and all other appropriate rites were accomplished, I was pretty certain he wasn’t dead.
“And mind you, we are natives of a fishing neighborhood and as small children, we swam deep into the sea when we went fishing, so this Ada river is not just one that Castro cannot endure,” he explained.
Yawkoi talked about that he was significantly joyful about Castro’s promised return due to the fact the lacking star had granted him the permission to launch some tunes they worked on collectively
When questioned if his promises were being not just to hoopla up the music he meant to release, Yawkoi responded in the destructive. “I will say the exact same issues if the Law enforcement invitations me for interrogation. If I wished to hoopla my songs with Castro, I would have accomplished that 5 years ago when the make a difference was sizzling and not now.
“What would I gain by using the regrettable incident of a superior good friend to promote my track?” he asked.