Femi Ogunrombi AKA is a veteran Nollywood actor. Papa Ajasco is no longer alive.
Shaibu Husseini, a theatre practitioner, confirmed Ogunrombi’s death. He is best known for his role in Wale Adenuga’s comedy series, Papa Ajasco.
Although Husseini’s details are sketchy, he did confirm that the veteran Thespian 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, highlifist 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.
Mr. Femi 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.