Veteran Nollywood Actor, Papa Ajasco Dies


Veteran Nollywood actor, Femi Ogunrombi popularly known as Papa Ajasco is died.

A theatre practitioner, Husseini Shaibu, confirmed the death of Femi Ogunrombi via his Twitter handle on Sunday.

Husseini confirmed that the seasoned Thespian breathed his last on Saturday, January 14, 2023.

He wrote, “I have just been reliably informed that the ethnomusicologist, former Music Instructor with National Troupe of Nigeria and one time stand in for the‘Papa Ajasco’ character on the popular Wale Adenuga production 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)”

Ogunrombi was popular for his role in Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series, Papa Ajasco.

Ogunrombi took over the character, Papa Ajasco, when the former character, Abiodun Ayoyinka pulled out of the show.

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