A theatre practitioner Shaibu Husseini has confirmed the death of Femi Ogunrombi popularly as Papa Ajasco in Wale Adenuga’s Comedy Series.
Although the details given by Husseini are quite sketchy, he,, however confirmed that the seasoned Thespian breathed his last on Saturday.
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“I have just been reliably informed that the ethnomusicologist, former Music Instructor with the National Troupe Of Nigeria and oone-timestand ior the ‘Papa Ajasco’ character on the popular WAP Comic Series ‘Papa Ajasco’ MMrFemi Ogunrombi is DEAD.
I am told that the actor, singer, highlife and trained Nurse whom we fondly called ‘Uncle Ogurombo’ (not to his hearing though) passed on this evening”, he wrote on his social media pages.
MMrFemi 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.