‘Papa Ajasco’ Star, Femi Ogunrombi, Has Passed Away

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Veteran actor Femi Ogunrombi, best known for the comic role ‘Papa Ajasco’ in Wale Adenuga Productions’ iconic comedy series of the same name has died.

Ogunrombi was famously known for replacing Abiodun Ayoyinka in the titular role of after Ayoyinka departed the series.

The veteran actor’s was confirmed to have died in the late hours of Saturday, January 14th by journalist and theatre practitioner, Husseini Shaibu in a twitter post on Sunday.

“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’ Mr. Femi Ogunrombi is dead.” he wrote.

Husseini Shaibu, Ph.D on Twitter: “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’ Mr. Femi Ogunrombi is DEAD! Journey well Sir pic.twitter.com/teM5MFerAY / Twitter”

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’ Mr. Femi Ogunrombi is DEAD! Journey well Sir pic.twitter.com/teM5MFerAY

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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