There was a mild drama, Wednesday at the departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, when a middle-aged female passenger billed to travel with Etihad Airways to Abu Dhabi died inside one of the toilets at the airport.
Details of her sudden death are still sketchy and her identity was not disclosed, but she was believed to be traveling for medical treatment abroad.
The deceased was said to have suffered a bout of pain that made her rush to the toilet, where she eventually collapsed and died.
The Spokesman of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Yakubu Dati, confirmed the incident. He 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.