Femi Ogunrombi, a veteran comedy actor also known as Papa Ajasco, has died.
Husseini Shaibu, a theater practitioner, announced his death on Sunday via his Twitter account.
He wrote, “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 Ogurombo’ (not to his hearing though) passed on this evening (Saturday)”
Ogunrombi was well-known for his part in the comedy series Papa Ajasco by Wale Adenuga.
When Abiodun Ayoyinka, who played Papa Ajasco before Ogunrombi, left the program, Ogunrombi assumed the role.