Actor, Femi Ogunrombi ‘Papa Ajasco’, is dead
Veteran actor and music instructor, Femi Ogunrombi, who portrayed Papa Ajasco in the wap TV comedy series “Papa Ajasco and Company,” has passed away.
Ogunrombi reportedly passed away on Saturday night.
Journalist and educator, Dr. Shaibu Husseini, revealed his passing on Facebook on Saturday night.
The post by Dr. Husseini stated:
I have just been reliably informed that the ethnomusicologist, former Music Instructor with the National Troupe of Nigeria 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 will be sorely missed! Journey well Sir! Goodnight Uncle Femi. Goodnight Sir.
Femi Ogunrombi attended Obafemi Awolowo University to study drama and music. He played multiple instruments, composed music, directed music videos, and trained singers.
Along with WAP TV and the National Troupe of Nigeria, he also collaborated with the Tenstrings Music Institute.