FAAN Confirms Death Of Female Passenger At Abuja Airport

 

 

 

…Says Efforts Were Made To Resuscitate Her

 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)has confirmed that a female passenger, name withheld died at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport(NAA) Abuja yesterday at about 0906 hours.

A statement signed by the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs. Faithful Hope-Ivbaze said that at about 0834 hours on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, a female passenger, waiting to board a Lagos bound flight from the domestic terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja was observed having difficulty in breathing at the boarding hall, but later passed on after frantic efforts made at resuscitating her, including the administration of CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) proved abortive in the circumstances.

She further explained that although the authority has processed millions of passengers through the airport without any such incident over the years, FAAN deeply regret that despite spirited efforts by its medical officials to resuscitate her, she was confirmed dead at about 0906 hours.

She said that her remains was subsequently taken to the NAF Medical Centre.

“The authority uses this opportunity to express our profound condolences to her family and friends on this unfortunate loss and pray that her soul finds rest with the Lord,” FAAN said.

The agency, the Acting Spokesperson said is committed to its core values of safety, security and comfort.

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