Nigerian arrives from China, slumps, dies at Lagos airport


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

An official source at the MMIA arrival terminal told the News Agency of Nigeria that the passenger slumped on arrival 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.

Spokesperson for the Police MMIA Command, DSP Joseph Alabi, who confirmed the incident to NAN at about 9.25pm on Wednesday, said the passenger came aboard Ethiopian Airlines.

According to him, the incident happened at about 3:15pm and the deceased was confirmed dead at the MMIA clinic.

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

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


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