Veteran Nollywood actor, Femi Ogunrombi, popularly known by his stage name, Papa Ajasco is dead. The news of his demise was made known by one, Husseini Shuaibu, a theatre practitioner through his Twitter handle today. Shuaibu twitted, “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!”
Ogunrombi was a lead role in one popular family TV Series /drama called Papa Ajasco, a comic story based on the background of a family which comprises a womanizing father, a promiscuous mother, and a lover boy son.
Papa Ajasco would be remembered by his fans for entertaining them, especially those born in the 80s who enjoyed most of his drama when the entertainment industry in Nigeria was just coming up.