Veteran Nollywood actor Femi Ogunrombi popularly known as ‘Papa Ajasco’ is dead.
Ogunrombi who is popular for his role in Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series, Papa Ajasco was confirmed dead by Shaibu Husseini, a Theatre practitioner.
Although, the details given by Husseini is quite sketchy, he however confirmed that the seasoned Thespian breathed his last on Saturday, January 14, 2023.
“I have just been reliably informed that the ethno musicologist, former Music Instructor with the National Troupe Of Nigeria and one time stand in for the ‘Papa Ajasco’ character on the popular WAP Comic Series ‘Papa Ajasco’ Mr. Femi Ogunrombi is DEAD. I am told that the actor, singer, highlifist and trained Nurse whom we fondly called ‘Uncle Ogurombo’ (not to his hearing though) passed on yesterday evening”, he wrote on his social media pages.
Ogunrombi took over the character, Papa Ajasco when the former actor playing the role, Abiodun Ayoyinka pulled out of the show.