Passenger Slumps, Dies at Lagos Airport


A passenger, identified as Chukwuma Anthony Ezeh, on Wednesday, slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

An official told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the passenger arrived from China and died while waiting to collect his luggage.

Ezeh, according to information on his passport, was 47 years old at the time of the incident.

The spokesperson of the Police MMIA Command, Joseph Alabi, who confirmed the incident to NAN at 9.25 p.m. on Wednesday, said the passenger came on board Ethiopian Airline.

He said the incident happened at 3.15 p.m. and the deceased was confirmed dead at the MMIA Clinic.

“While walking at the arrival hall the man slumped and died,” he said.

Alabi added that Ezeh’s body had been deposited at the
Air Force Base Hospital mortuary.