The corpse of a female passenger was discovered in one of the toilets of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos on Wednesday. According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, the woman was scheduled to travel abroad for medical attention before she died.
The incident was confirmed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Yakubu Dati.
“A middle-aged woman was discovered dead in the bathroom of the international airport this morning around 6:30a.m, so, we called the relevant people and the corpse has been taken to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital for autopsy,” Dati said.
He said the identity of the passenger would not be released until her family was duly informed of her demise.
“Our procedure is that the family needs to know first. It is not proper for the family to find out on the pages of the newspaper,” Dati said.