Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport minutes after arrival from China

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

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), an official source at the MMIA arrival terminal said that the passenger slumped on arrival and died while waiting to collect his luggage.

Ezeh, according to information on his passport, was 47 years old.

DSP Joseph Alabi, a police spokesperson, MMIA Command, who confirmed the incident, said it occurred at about 3.15pm, after the deceased had arrived the country on an Ethiopian Airline.

According to him, 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 corpse had been deposited at the Air Force Base Hospital mortuary. (NAN)

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