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Female passenger dies at Lagos airport toilet

By Louis Iba
A middle-aged female passenger, who was billed to travel to Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on an Etihad Airline flight was, yesterday, found dead inside one the toilets at the departure hall of the Mur­tala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.
Details of the cause of death were sketchy as at press time just as the identity of the passenger was not disclosed. It was, however, learnt that the woman was on her way to the UAE to seek medical attention.
Spokesman for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Yakubu Dati, who confirmed the incident to Daily Sun, said some airport workers spotted the corpse of the woman at bout 6:30am.
“The corpse has been deposited at the morgue of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.
“For now, we cannot say exactly what happened to her,” Dati said.