Veteran Actor Papa Ajasco Is Dead


Femi Ogunrombi, a seasoned performer in Nollywood, who was known as Papa Ajasco, has passed away.

Husseini Shaibu, a theater professional, reported his death on Sunday via his Twitter account.

He wrote, “I have just been reliably informed that the ethnomusicologist, former Music Instructor with #NATIONALTROUPE and one time stand in for the ‘Papa Ajasco’ character on the popular #waleadenugaprod 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 this evening (Saturday)”

For his part in Wale Adenuga’s comedy series, Papa Ajasco, Ajasco Ogunrombi was well-known.

When the previous character, Abiodun Ayoyinka, left the program, Ogunrombi assumed the role of Papa Ajasco.


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