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Veteran actor, Papa Ajasco is dead

Papa Ajasco

Veteran Nollywood actor, Femi Ogunrombi, popularly known as Papa Ajasco, is dead.

A theatre practitioner, Husseini Shaibu, confirmed Papa Ajasco’s death via his Twitter handle on Sunday.

Shaibu 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!”

Ogunrombi was known for the famous role he played in the movie Papa Ajasco, a comic story based on the background of a family which comprises a womanizing father, a promiscuous mother and a lover boy son.

Writing by Abdullahi Lamino