Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport

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 source at the MMIA arrival terminal disclosed that the passenger slumped on arrival from China. Further, the source revealed that the passenger died while waiting to collect his luggage

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

Spokesperson of the Police MMIA Command, DSP Joseph Alabi; who confirmed the incident on Wednesday, said the passenger came on board Ethiopian Airline.

According to him, the incident happened at about 3:15p.m. In addition, he revealed that the deceased was confirmed dead at the MMIA Clinic.


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

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

Meanwhile, a truck conveying a tractor has crushed to death an unidentified woman in a taxi she boarded. Equally important, the deceased boarded the taxi in Nyanya metropolis of Abuja.

The incident, which occurred around 9.40am on Wednesday, saw the truck with number plate KSB 379 XA (Kwara) plowed into several vehicles; before heading to a stop at the Nyanya bus stop.

The middle-aged victim, who sat in the passenger seat of the parked taxi; died on the spot.

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