#ThrowbackThursday Remember when you would set an alarm to watch "Papa Ajasco"?

Papa Ajasco was known for his signature fashion statement which saw him wearing a shirt and tie with a wrapper instead of trousers.

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Prior to PVRs, Internet and the over flow of drama series to pick from, once upon a time, "Papa Ajasco" was a necessary entertainment staple for almost every home back in the 90s.

The hilarious series formerly called ‘The Ajasco Family” was birth by popular TV series producer Wale Adenuga. The show focuses on the Ajasco family and follows the shenanigans of Papa Ajasco, Mama Ajasco and Ajaso as well as their neighbours and friends including Boy Alinco, Ms Pepeye and Pa James.

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Papa Ajasco

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Papa Ajasco was known for his signature fashion statement which saw him wearing a shirt and tie with a wrapper instead of trousers.

Today the show is now known as “Papa Ajasco & Company”. The show has won several awards including National Institute of Marketing's 'Best Marketed TV Comedy' (2005), NTA Awards for 'Best Entertainment Programme' (2002), TV Programme of the Year  at the City People Awards for Excellence (2008).

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Pa James

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Who is your favourite character from the show?»

  • 29,2% Papa Ajasco
  • 25,0% Boy Alinco
  • 12,5% Mama Ajasco
  • 4,2% Miss Pepeye
  • 25,0% Pa James
  • 4,2% Ajasco
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