Femi Ogunrombi, a seasoned Nollywood actor better known as Papa Ajasco, has been confirmed dead.
Ogunrombi, well-known for his part in Wale Adenuga’s comedy series Papa Ajasco, was declared dead by theater professional Shaibu Husseini.
Husseini provided only very vague information, but he did confirm that the veteran actor passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023.
“I have just been reliably informed that the ethnomusicologist, former Music Instructor with the NationalTroupe 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 this evening”, he wrote on his social media pages.
Mr. Femi Ogunrombi took over the character, Papa Ajasco when the former character, Abiodun Ayoyinka pulled out of the show and he carried on with the role while it lasted.