By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
Veteran Nollywood actor, Femi Ogunrombi, famously known as Papa Ajasco, has passed away.
The news of his demise was announced by a theatre practitioner, Husseini Shaibu, via his Twitter handle 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.”
Femi Ogunrombi became famous after starring in Papa Ajasco, a popular Nigerian television comedy created by Wale Adenuga in 1996.