Passenger Slumps, Dies at Lagos Airport after Receiving News of Wife’s Death


A man, Jude Oladapo, has died of apparent heart attack at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed airport on Saturday.

Jude, a France-bound Nigerian passenger, slumped to death when the news of her wife’s death was broken to him, according to the spokesperson of the Nigerian Police Command, Lagos Airport, DSP Joseph Alabi.

Alabi said the 44-year-old was at the airport to board an Air France flight and was going through the profiling procedures required of passengers traveling out of the country.

The spokesman stated that the incident happened 5:30 p.m. on the fateful day.

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