Former ‘Papa Ajasco’ actor, Femi Ogunrombi is dead


Nollywood actor, Femi Ogunrombi has died.


Ogunrombi got popular for his role in Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series, Papa Ajasco, after he replaced the main character, Abiodun Ayoyinka, who pulled out of the series at one point, but later continued.


Details of his passing is however still sketchy as at the time of filing this report.

Theatre practitioner, Shaibu Husseini, confirmed his passing on Twitter.


“I have just been reliably informed that the ethnomusicologist, former Music Instructor with the NationalTroupe OfNigeria 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” he wrote


May his soul rest in peace, Amen.



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