Papa Ajasco Cause of Death: Femi Ogunrombi, a seasoned Nollywood actor best known as papa Ajasco, has passed away.
What Happened to Papa Ajasco?
Husseini Shaibu, a theatre professional, reported 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, highlights and trained nurse whom we fondly called ‘Uncle Ogurombo’ (not to his hearing though) passed on this evening (Saturday)”
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!
Journey well Sir pic.twitter.com/teM5MFerAY
— Husseini Shaibu, Ph.D (@igalaman) January 14, 2023
Papa Ajasco Cause of Death
Although the details given by Husseini are quite sketchy, he, however, confirmed that the seasoned Thespian breathed his last on Saturday, January 14, 2023.
At this point, it is unknown precisely what led to his death apart from the confirmation of his death and the exact cause of the death of Femi Ogunrombi was not released as well.
To learn more about Femi’s death, we are attempting to get in touch with his friends and family. This section will be updated as soon as we learn any new information regarding the tragic event that brought many people to tears.
He was a multi-instrumentalist, composer, music and film director, and voice trainer. Ogunrombi was well-known for his part in the comedy series Papa Ajasco by Wale Adenuga.
When the previous character, Abiodun Ayoyinka, left the program, Ogunrombi assumed the role of Papa Ajasco. When the previous character, Abiodun Ayoyinka, left the show, Mr. Femi Ogunrombi took over and played Papa Ajasco for the duration of the role.
Femi Ogunrombi attended Obafemi Awolowo University to study drama and music. Along with wap TV and the National Troupe of Nigeria, he also collaborated with the Tenstrings Music Institute.
90’s Famous Show
This is the famous 1990s show. when every child couldn’t wait for the time Papa Ajasco would come on TV to entertain and educate children of school-going age.
The likes of characters like Papa Ajasco and Mama Ajasco made childhood days very nostalgic and thrilling as we stayed glued to our TVs to watch and laugh our hearts out to the usual jokes and antics they displayed on set.
He is a legendary comic actor, music director, and Nigeria Producer. Femi Ogunrombi was for about a decade the Music Director of the National Troupe of Nigeria. Until recently, he played the famous comic character, Papa Ajasco, on television and was the Director of Studies at the Pencil Film and Television Institute, Lagos. He has over three-decade experience as a musicologist.