Ikeja - A transit passenger aboard an Arik Air flight en route from London, travelling to Owerri through Lagos, collapsed at the entrance of the departure hall of the domestic terminal 1 of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Sunday.
Yakubu Dati, General Manager: Corporate Communications of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), confirmed the development.
"The man collapsed at about 06:00 on Sunday and died later,’’ Dati said.
Dati, who did not disclosed the man’s name, said he was immediately rushed to the Aviation Clinic within the airport where he was confirmed dead.
The passenger's wife and brother, who were said to be with the deceased, later proceeded to Owerri, Dati said.