Veteran Nollywood Comedian, who played the role of Papa Ajasco, Mr. Femi Ogunrombi is dead.
Ogunrombi was popular for his role in the Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series, Papa Ajasco was confirmed dead by a Theatre practitioner, Shaibu Husseini.
Although, the details given by Husseini was quite sketchy at the time of filing this report, he, however, confirmed that the seasoned Thespian breathed his last, on Saturday, January 14.
“I have just been reliably informed that the ethnomusicologist, 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 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.