Veteran actor, Papa Ajasco, is dead

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Veteran Nollywood actor, Femi Ogunrombi, popularly known as Papa Ajasco, has passed away.

The news of his death was announced by a theatre practitioner and lecturer, Husseini Shaibu, in a tweet on Sunday.

He tweeted, “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 famed for playing the lead role in the sitcom, Papa Ajasco. He studied music and drama at Obafemi Awolowo University in the early eighties. A multi-instrumentalist, Music Teacher, Composer, actor, producer and director of music/film.