Veteran Nollywood actor is Femi Ogunrombi, who played the role of Papa Ajasco in the popular sitcom of the same name, is dead.
A theatre practitioner, Shaibu Husseini, confirmed the death of Ogunrombi, who is popular for his role in Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series.
Husseini confirmed that the seasoned Thespian breathed his last on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Taking to his social media pages, Husseini wrote: “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.”
Jitek Media reports that 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.