Late Ogunrombi became well-known for his part in Wale Adenuga’s comedy series.
Husseini Shaibu, a theatrical practitioner, announced the great thespian’s death on his Twitter profile on Sunday.
“I have just been credibly told that Mr. Femi Ogunrombi, ethnomusicologist, former Music Instructor with #NATIONALTROUPE, and one time stand in for the ‘Papa Ajasco’ character on the popular #waleadenugaprod comic series ‘Papa Ajasco,’ has died,” he said.
When the previous character, Abiodun Ayoyinka, left the show, Ogunrombi took over as Papa Ajasco, and he stayed with the role for as long as it lasted.
Papa Ajasco and Company (formerly The Ajasco Family) is a Nigerian family television sitcom created by Wale Adenuga in 1996. The show is a spin-off of Wale Adenuga’s 1984 feature film of the same name, which is based on the comic Ikebe Super. The plot revolves around the Ajasco family and their comedic takes on major societal issues.
checkout some of his skit below: