By Emmanuel Adeleke
Veteran actor, Femi Ogunrombi, popularly known as Papa Ajasco, is dead.
A theatre practitioner, Husseini Shaibu, disclosed this via a post on his Twitter handle l, on Sunday.
“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.
“I am told that the actor, singer, highlifist and trained nurse whom we fondly called ‘Uncle Ogunrombo’ (not to his hearing though) passed on Saturday evening,” he wrote
Ogunrombi was popular for his role in Wale Adenuga’s Comedy series, Papa Ajasco.
Ogunrombi took over the character, Papa Ajasco, when the former character, Abiodun Ayoyinka, pulled out of the show