Legendary comic actor, Femi Ogunrombi, who is popular for his role in Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series “Papa Ajasco” is dead.
The news of his death was shared by a Theatre practitioner, Shaibu Husseini who confirmed that he breathed his last on Saturday, January 14, 2023.
“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 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.
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.
May his soul rest in peace.