Nigerian actor, Femi Ogunrombi popularly known as Papa Ajasco, of the Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series, is dead.
Culture Critic and Mass Communicator, Husseini Shaibu, confirmed the death of the iconic film actor at 66 on Sunday via his Twitter handle @igalaman.
Shaibu 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’ Mr. Femi Ogunrombi is DEAD!
Journey well Sir”
Ogunrombi stepped in as Papa Ajasco, following the pulling out of the former character, Abiodun Ayoyinka from the Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series.
Papa Ajasco and Company (formerly The Ajasco Family), is a Nigerian family television sitcom created by Wale Adenuga in 1996.