Popular Nollywood Actor Papa Ajasco Is Dead

Popular Nollywood Actor Papa Ajasco Is Dead

Veteran Nigerian actor Femi Ogunrombi  popularly known as Papa Ajasco has passed away.

The death of the actor was confirmed by a theatre practitioner, Husseini Shaibu, via his Twitter handle, according to the Punch Newspaper, which broke the news. 

In a post, the theater practitioner 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! Journey well sir”

It is currently unknown what caused the veteran Nigerian actor’s death, and his family are yet to comment.

Papa Ajasco was best known for his role in the Wale Adenuga comedy series, which also starred Mama Ajasco, Pa James, Miss Pepeye, and Boy Alinco. 

He took over as the main character after the previous one, Abiodun Ayoyinka, left the show.

The Nollywood actor had been in the Nigerian film industry for over 24 years with his Tv Series before his passing away at the age of 69.

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‘Papa Ajasco’ is a comedic story about a family with a womanising father, a promiscuous mother, and a lover boy son. The story also included a man named ‘Pa James,’ who spoke without wisdom. 

The movie was initiated in 1984, with Peter Fatomilola playing the first Papa Ajasco, and was formally recreated in 1996 by Wale Adenuga.

SOURCE: www.hellovybes.com

Eben Mugeez

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