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PASSENGER SLUMS AND DIES WHILE WAITING FOR BOARDING

PASSENGER SLUMS AND DIES WHILE WAITING FOR BOARDING

A female passenger waiting for  boarding  at the domestic terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja has slumped and died Wednesday at 0834 hours.

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) confirmed this in a statement in Abuja.

According to the  statement, the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze says, it was observed that, the passenger had difficulty in breathing at the boarding hall and frantic efforts made at resuscitating her, including the administration of CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) proved abortive in the circumstances.

She adds that, despite spirited efforts by their medical officials to resuscitate her, she was confirmed dead at about 0906hours, and her remains were  subsequently taken to the NAF Medical Centre.

“Although the Authority has processed millions of passengers through the airport without any such incident over the years”.

“The Authority uses the opportunity to express its  profound condolences to her family and friends on this unfortunate loss and pray that her soul finds rest with the Lord”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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