Nollywood thespian and music teacher Femi Ogunrombi popularly known as Papa Ajasco, is dead.
Ogunrombi, who played the role of Papa Ajasco in popular Nigerian comedy series Papa Ajasco and Company was confirmed dead by a theatre practitioner, Husseini Shaibu, in a tweet on Sunday.
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’ 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)”
Famed for his role in Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series, Ogunrombi took over the persona when the former character, Abiodun Ayoyinka withdrew from the show.
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