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Veteran comic actor, Papa Ajasco is dead



Veteran comic actor, Papa Ajasco is dead


Papa Ajasco is dead


Veteran Nigerian comic actor, Femi Ogunrombi, famously known as Papa Ajasco is dead.


In a tweet, a theatre practitioner, Husseini Shaibu, confirmed Papa Ajasco’s death on Sunday.


Shaibu’s tweet  read: “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!”

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Ogunrombi gained notoriety for his performance in the comedy film Papa Ajasco, a Nigerian family television sitcom.


The story centred around the Ajasco family and their comedic interpretations of major societal issues. The main characters include womanising patriarch Papa Ajasco, his long-suffering wife Mama Ajasco, their mischievous son Bobo Ajasco, local playboy Boy Alinco, promiscuous gold-digger Miss Pepeiye, and illiterate ne’er-do-wells Pa James and Pa Jimoh.

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At its prime, Papa Ajasco was widely considered to be Nigeria’s most-watched comedy series, viewed weekly in twelve African countries.