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Original Papa Ajasco, Abiodun Ayoyinka Debunk Reports of His Death After His 2nd Femi Ogunrombi Passed Away

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Nigerian comedy actor Femi Ogunrombi, who was popular for his role in Wale Adenuga Production’s (WAP) Papa Ajasco has passed away.

The actor’s death was announced by theatre practitioner Husseini Shuabi in a post shared on the micro-blogging platform on Sunday, January 15.

“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!” his tweet read.

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Ogunrombi took over the role of Papa Ajasco when actor Abiodun Ayoyinka, who formerly played the character, pulled out of the comedy series.

Condolence messages pour in

ffabulousmi said: “May his soul rest in peace.”

ajaerojoy said: “Cha our papa Ajasco may his soul keep resting in the Lord.”

abjluxuryhub said: “Haaa oh may his soul rest in peace thank you sir for the memories we love you.”

braidsjunkie said: “Rest in peace legend our childhood was fun because of you.”

amaka_d_talkative said: “Chai May his soul Rest In Peace ..he has tried ..this man made my childhood .”

j.iice said: “Sad one. About two weeks ago I came across WAP TV airing Papa Ajasco & Co while my kids changed channels. I suggested that we see it. I was so excited telling them how it was one of the best comedy series in my time. Sad one o. May his soul rest in peace and may God comfort his loved ones. Amen.”

First Papa Ajasco Actor Abiodun Ayoyinka Debunks Death

In the early hours of January 15, 2023, the news made the rounds on the death of popular Papa Ajasco actor Femi Ogunrombi.

However, it did not take long for photos of the original Papa Ajasco actor, Abiodun Ayoyinka, to spread online as the person who lost his life.

The late Ogunrombi served as a replacement at one point for the role of the original Papa Ajasco actor, Abiodun Ayoyinka, hence the mix-up.

In a new development, the first Papa Ajasco star, Ayoyinka, took to social media to set the record straight about claims of his death.

In a video making the rounds online, the movie star clarified that he is still alive and he also thanked his many fans for showing their concern.

He said:

“My name is Abiodun Ayoyinka, popularly known as Papa Ajasco. I am not dead, I am still alive and thank you very much my fans out there for your concern, I really appreciate you people.”

Sadly, it was Abiodun Ayoyinka replacement, Femi Ogunrombi who passed away.

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