Femi Ogunrombi, professionally known as Papa Ajasco, was a beloved veteran Nigerian actor and comedian who brought joy and laughter to millions through his iconic role in the television show “Papa Ajasco.” On January 14, 2023, the entertainment industry mourned the loss of this talented individual. Let us take a moment to remember the life and achievements of Femi Ogunrombi, a remarkable artist and entertainer.
Early Life and Education:
Femi Ogunrombi was raised in Ille-Ife, a town in Ogun State, Nigeria. However, he later moved to Abeokuta in pursuit of his dreams. Initially, Femi aspired to become a medical nurse and underwent training at the General Hospital Ikeja in Lagos. Despite his initial path, he soon realized his true passion lay in the arts, prompting him to abandon his nursing career and pursue a future in entertainment.
Career and Achievements:
Femi Ogunrombi, also known as Papa Ajasco, gained fame for his portrayal of the title character in the immensely popular television series produced by Wale Adenuga. His comedic timing and acting prowess endeared him to audiences across Nigeria. Femi was not only an actor but also a talented singer and highlife musician. His multifaceted skills earned him the nickname “Uncle Ogurombo.”